Prof Agnieszka Bron
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Organisation: Department of Education
Phone: +46 8 16 31 22
Mobile: +46 708 607 194
Department of Education, Stockholm University
S-106 91 Stockholm


Professor Dr. Agnieszka Bron holds the Chair of Education at the Stockholm University, Sweden. Between years 1998-2002 she was a Professor of Adult Education at the Ruhr-Universtität Bochum, Germany. She worked as an adjunct professor at the Department of Leadership and Management at the Swedish National Defence University College, Stockholm (2003-2008). She has an international experience in teaching and research, was visiting professor at SUNY Stony Brook USA (1981), at OISE in Toronto Canada
(1982), University of Warwick UK (1995) and UBC in Vancouver Canada (2006).

She has published extensively on biographical learning (ethnicity, gender, informal learning and work), and comparative studies (blue-collar workers' access to post-secondary education, and non-traditional students in Sweden).

Her research includes engagement in several European projects concerning mature students in HE. She was the editor of the Bochum Studies in International Adult Education with four volumes (2000-2003). She is a co-founder of the ESREA and member of the international advisory board for Studies in the Education of Adults, UK.

Publications (For a full listing of publications, see Curriculum Vitae Bron, A. (2011).

Pedagogiken i förändring eller förändingens pedagogik? In: Anna Forssell (red.) Boken om pedagogerna. Stockholm: Liber (in print)

Thunborg, C. & Bron, A. (2011). Widening Access is not enough: Higher education and lifelong learning in Sweden In: Higher Education and Lifelong Learning in a Changed World Order by Hans Schuetze and Maria Slowey (eds.) London: Routledge. (in print)

Gougoulakis, P. & Bron, A. (2011). Swedish popular education – myths and facts. A historical and comparative perspective. In: Power, Democracy and Popular Education. Swedish Experiences in Perspective. By Ann-Marie Laginder, Henrik Nordvall & Jim Crowther (in print). Bron, A. (2010).

Learning journey as a way of life and a thirst for knowledge, pp. 17-27. In: Merrill, B., Monteagudo, J. G. (Eds.). Educational Journeys and Changing Lives. Adult Student Experiences. Vol. 1. Sevilla. Èdicion digital@tres Bron, A. (2008).

Biographical methodology and gender studies, pp. 161-173 . In: Ostrucha, J. & Ollagnier, E. (Eds.) Researching gender in adult learning. Frankfurt a/M. Peter Lang. Bron, A., Jarvis, P. (2008)

Identities of adult educators: changes in professionality, pp. 33-44. In: Lattke,S., Nuissl, E. (Eds.). Qualifying Adult Learning Professionals in Europe. DIE wbv verlag

In journals
Bron, A. (2010). Uczenie się dorosłych z perspektywy historycznej. Dorośli studenci w szwedzkich uniwersytetach. No 4 (52)Terazniejszość- Człowiek - Edukacja. Kwartalnik myśli społeczno-pedagogicznej, pp.7-19. Bron, A. (2009).

Biograficzność w badaniach biograficznych. Dyskursy Młodych Andragogów 10, Zielona Góra: Uniwersytet Zielonogórski, pp. 37-54. Bron, A. & Lönnheden, Ch.(2009).

Opowieść o przebiegu życia jako klucz do uczenia się. Dyskursy Młodych Andragogów 10, Zielona Góra: Uniwersytet Zielonogórski, pp. 81-98. Bron, A. & Moeschlin R. (2007).

The way of democracy through education and learning in Sweden.  Journal Für Politische Bildung 4/07, pp. 46-54.

Currculum_Vitae_A_Bron.pdf (PDF / 265.0 KB)

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Enhancing Employability of Non-traditional Students in Higher Education (EMPLOY)
Project leader: Prof Agnieszka Bron
Period: 2/1/15 - 10/30/17
EMPLOY is a European project involving six partners and is co-ordinated by Dr Barbara Merrill, University of Warwick. EMPLOY promotes the enhancement of the employability of students in higher education from a non-traditional background (both younger and adult) through improving the efficiency of ...