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Carola Aili

Senior Lecturer | Associate professor

Division of Education

 

Main research and teaching areas

  • Professionals’ use of knowledge
  • Professional learning and development
  • Work organizing
  • Processes of division of work and the transformation from Higher Education to work life

Current research

Her focus has often been the balance between performing autonomy in different kinds of discretionary work and the increased governing, monitoring and control of professional work. She has actively worked in different research project during the last 15 years and led two research environments. She has been an advisor to central and local school authorities, to teachers’ and nurses’ unions. She has published in international journals as Tertiary Education and Management and Teachers and Teaching, Theory and Practice. She is one of the editors of Nordic Academic Press’: In tension between organization and profession: professionals in Nordic public service. She is now coordinating a research projects about teachers’ work conditions funded by AFA-insurance. The preliminary results show that technical devices and software, such as different quality systems, seems to hinder quality in the lessons rather than support quality.
 

Publications


Dissertation

  • Aili, C. (2002). Autonomi, styrning och jurisdiktion. Barnmorskors tal om arbetet i mödrahälsovården. (Ph.D Dissertation), Stockholms Universitet, Stockholm.
     

Books

  • Aili C, Blossing U, Tornberg U, editors.(2008). Läraren i blickpunkten : olika perspektiv på lärares liv och arbete. Stockholm: Lärarförbundets förlag; 2008. Pedagogiska magasinets skriftserie, 7.
  • Aili C, Nilsson L, Svensson L, Denicolo P, editors. (2007). In tension between organization and profession: professionals in Nordic public service. Lund: Nordic Academic Press.
  • Aili, C., Persson, H., & Persson, K. (2003). Mentorskap, att organisera skolans möte med nya lärare. Lund: Studentlitteratur.
     

Articles

  • Aili, C., & Nilsson, L.-E. (2016). Preparing higher education students for the new landscape of governance. Tertiary Education and Management, 22(3), 249-265. doi: 10.1080/13583883.2016.1196725
  • Aili, C & Nilsson, L-E. (2015). Dual learning – a challenge for higher education in the new landscape of governance. Tertiary Education and Management, Routledge. Accepted: 26 Jun 2015. Published online: 18 Aug 2015. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/13583883.2015.1068367.
  • Aili C. Familjecentraler i perspektivet av välfärdsprinciper [Familiy Centres in the Perspective of Welfare Principles].  Socialmedicinsk Tidskrift. 2011;88(2):180-192.
  • Aili, C. & Brante, G. (2007). Qualifying Teacher Work - Everyday Work as Basis for the Teacher Professions’ Autonomy. Teachers and Teaching, Theory and Practice, 3. London: Routledge.
     

Book chapters

  • Aili C, Hjort K. (2010). Prioriteringskompetens: konkurerande välfärdsprinciper och nya krav på lärarprofessionen [Priority Skills: competing welfare principles and new demands on the teaching profession]. In: Dilemman i skolan: aktuella utmaningar och professionella omställningar. Kristianstad: Kristianstad University Press; 2010:4 p. 8-24.
  • Aili, C., Ljung-Djärf, A., & Tullgren, C. (2010). Att göra alla nöjda : om ansvarsgörande i förskolearbetets lokala arbetsdelningsprocesser. In G. B. K. Hjort (Ed.), (Vol. 4, pp. 39-53). Dilemman i skolan : aktuella utmaningar och professionella omställningar. Kristianstad: Kristianstad University Press
  • Aili, C. (2008). Kan jag få jobba klart nå'n gång?: tidsgeografiska perspektiv på lärararbetet. In C. [ed] Aili, Blossing, Ulf, Tornberg, Ulrika (Ed.), Läraren i blickpunkten: olika perspektiv på lärares liv och arbete (pp. 121-139). Stockholm: Lärarförbundets förlag.
  • Aili, C. (2007). Time-formatives and intermittent work. School and teachers’ work in practice, in C. Aili, L-E. Nilsson, L. G: Svensson and P Denicolo (eds.) In tension between organization and profession – professionals in Nordic public service, 193-227. Nordic Academic Press.
  • Aili, C. & Nilsson, L-E. (2007). Tensions - Let the doctor give an example. In C. Aili, L-E. Nilsson, L. G. Svensson, and P. Denicolo (eds.), In tension between organization and profession – professionals in Nordic public service, s 7-14. Nordic Academic Press.
     

Conference contributions

  • Aili, C. & Nilsson, L-E. (2015) Standardization meets practice – the case of integrating research-based work placement in Higher Education in the name of employability. Invited SIG symposium: Preparing students for professional practice within higher Education, EARLI biennial conference Limassol, Cyprus 25-29 August 2015.
  • Aili, C. (2014) Quality driven teacher work - reflection on a concept, paper presented at The 7th Nordic Working Life Conference, Göteborg, Sweden, June 11-13 2014, Threats and Possibilities Facing Nordic Working Life, Stream 19, Teachers’ work life.
  • Aili, C. & Österlind, M.-L. (2013). Construing and re-construing quality driven teacher work.  Paper presented at ISATT 16th     Biennial Conference on Teacher and Teaching, Exellence of teachers? Practice, Policy, Research. Ghent, July 1-5, 2013.. .
  • Nilsson, L-E och Aili, C. (2011). Implementing supervised placement : reflections on the unity of a concept. Paper presented at the 14th biennial EARLI Conference for Research on Learning and Instruction, Exeter, UK, 29th of August to 3rd of September.
  • Aili, C. & Nilsson L. (2011). Implementing supervised placement : diversity and change in different professional programs. Papper presenterat vid Professionsnätverkets konferens Kunskap profession och expertis i Växjö, Sverige, 28 – 29 september. Professionsnätverkets konferens Kunskap profession och expertis i Växjö, Sverige, 28 – 29 september
  • Aili, C. & Nilsson, L-E. (2010). Professioner och inflytandet över professionsutbildningarna -en aktör-agentanalys av hur transnationell styrning transformeras till lokala reformer [Professions and the influence of professional training-an actor-agent analysis of how transnational governance are transformed to local reforms], presented at Nationella Professionsnätverkets - Konferens 2010 "Den reglera[n]de professionen – professioner och politik”. 30 sep-1 okt Göteborg, Sverige. http://urn.kb.se/resolve?urn=urn:nbn:se:hkr:diva-8570
  • Aili, C. & Nilsson, L-E. (2010). HKR:s - kursplanearbete : Lokala praktiker perspektiverade i ljuset av nationella och transnationella policy-tendenser. In: Vad händer med Lärarutbildningen i Kristianstad, i Sverige, i Europa? : Worklshop - Högskolan Kristianstad (AiS - VFU) - Stockholms Universitet - Linköpings Universitet, Kristianstad 17-18 mars, 2010.
  • Aili C, Nilsson L. (2009) Rehearsing Accountability : How Pre-school Teachers go about appearing Professional. 2009. 37rd congress of the Nordic Educational Research Association (NERA) in Trondheim, Norway, 5th to 7th of March.
  • Aili C, Hjort K. (2009) OCTOPUS in EDUCATION : new models of welfare – new demands on the teachers' profession. 37rd congress of the Nordic Educational Research Association (NERA) in Trondheim, Norway, 5th to 7th of March.
  • Aili, C. (2008). Vänta, jag ska bara låsa upp först. - tidsgeografiska begrepp tillämpade på lärararbetet. [Wait, I just have to lock up the door first – time geographic conceptions applied on teacher work] Paper presented at Time geographic days, Halmstad University College, 8-9maj 2008.

 

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Carola Aili
E-mail: carola [dot] aili [at] soc [dot] lu [dot] se

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Background

Carola Aili is a senior lecturer in Education; learning and work life. She holds a doctoral degree in Education from Stockholm University.

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