Ann-Kristin Boström

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Dr. Boström works as a researcher at Encell,  the National Centre for Lifelong Learning at the School of Education and Communication. Her research area includes international and comparative education, intergenerational learning and social capital. Boström is active in several international networks and is also responsible for the evaluation of a European project, ECIL. The aim of this project is to pilot a collection of intergenerational lifelong learning training approaches developed in the UK with a number of partners across Europe.

Article

Boström, A. (2017). Lifelong learning in policy and practice: The case of Sweden , 57(3), 334-358. More information
Boström, A. (2014). Reflections on Intergenerational Policy in Europe: The Past Twenty Years and Looking into the Future Journal of Intergenerational Relationships, 12(4), 357-367. More information
Boström, A. (2012). Adult learning in a European context , 154-163. More information
Boström, A. (2012). Relationships are the common denominator Journal of Intergenerational Relationships, 10(1), 1-4. More information
Boström, A. (2011). Lifelong Learning in Intergenerational Settings: The Development of the Swedish Granddad from Project to National Association Journal of Intergenerational Relationships, 9(3), 293-306. More information
Boström, A. (2009). Social capital in intergenerational meetings in compulsory schools in Sweden. Journal of Intergenerational Relationships, 7(4), 425-441 London: Routledge . More information
Boström, A. (2005). EDITORIAL COMMENTS Journal of Intergenerational Relationships, 3(3), 1-3. More information
Boström, A. (2003). Increasing social capital in the classroom: A challenge for intergenerational learning in the 21st century Education and Society, 20(3), 91-101. More information
Boström, A. (2003). Intergenerational learning in Stockholm county in Sweden: A practical example of elderly men working in compulsory schools as a benefit for children Journal of Intergenerational Relationships, 1(4), 7-24. More information
Boström, A. (2002). Klassmorfar - vem är han och vad gör han? Att Undervisa, 3, 12-14. More information
Boström, A. (2002). Increasing Social Capital in the Classroom: A Challenge for Intergenerational Learning Education and Society, 20(3), 91-101 Melbourne: James Nicholas Publishers . More information
Boström, A. (2002). Informal learning in a formal context: Problematizing the concept of social capital in a contemporary Swedish context International Journal of Lifelong Education, 21(6), 510-524. More information
Boström, A., Tuijnman, A. (2002). Changing Notions of Lifelong Education and Lifelong Learning International Review of Education, 48(1/2), 93-110 The Netherlands: Kluver Academic Publishers . More information

Book

Lüscher, K. Hoff, A. Viry, G. Widmer, E. Sánchez, M. Lamura, G. , ... Xiying W. (2017). Generations, intergenerational relationships, generational policy: A multilingual compendium. Konstanz: Universität Konstanz More information
Boström, A., Lidholt, B. (2006). Lärares arbete - pedagogikforskare reflekterar utifrån olika perspektiv: En antologi från en konferens anordnad av Myndigheten för Skolutveckling. Stockholm: Liber More information

Doctoral thesis

Boström, A. (2003). Lifelong learning, intergenerational learning, and social capital: from theory to practice (Doctoral thesis, Stockholm: Institute of International Education). More information

Book chapter

Boström, A. (2019). Generational differences at the workplace. In: Helene Ahl, Ingela Bergmo Prvulovic & Karin Kilhammar (Ed.), Human resource management: A Nordic perspective (pp. 128 -139). London, UK: Routledge More information
Boström, A. (2017). Generationsgnissel på arbetsplatsen. In: Helene Ahl, Ingela Bergmo Prvulovic & Karin Kilhammar (Ed.), HR: Att ta tillvara mänskliga resurser (pp. 163 -221). Lund: Studentlitteratur AB More information
Bjursell, C., Boström, A. (2017). Generation, relationer mellan generationer, generationspolicy: Ett mångspråkigt kompendium. In: Kurt Lüscher, Andreas Hoff, Gil Viry & Eric Widmer, Mariano Sánchez, Giovanni Lamura & Marta Renzi, Andrzej Klimczuk, Paulo de Salles Oliveira, Ágnes Neményi, Enikő Veress, Cecilia Bjursell & Ann-Kristin Boström, Gražina Rapolienė & Sarmitė Mikulionienė, Sema Oğlak & Ayşe Canatan (Ed.), Generationen, Generationenbeziehungen, Generationenpolitik: Ein mehrsprachiges Kompendium (pp. 215 -236). More information
Boström, A., Lee, S., Kee, Y. (2015). Community Well-Being through Intergenerational Co-Operation. In: Y. Kee., Y. Kim. & R. Phillips (Ed.), Learning and Community Approaches for Promoting Well-Being (pp. 57 -68). Berlin: Springer More information
Boström, A. (2014). Intergenerational Learning and Social Capital. In: B. Schmidt-Hertha, M. Formosa, & S. Jelenc Krasovec (Ed.), Learning Across Generations in Europe: Contemporary Issues in Older Adult Education (pp. 191 -201). Rotterdam: Sense Publishers More information
Boström, A. (2012). Social capital in intergenerational meetings in compulsory schools in Sweden. In: Intergenerational Interchange which spins diversified societyMore information
Boström, A. (2004). The granddad project in compulsory schools in Stockholm, Sweden. In: Atsuko Kusano (Ed.), Intergenerational interchange to build the community: Lesprit Daujourdui (2004/7) Tokyo: Shibundo co., Ltd Publisher More information
Boström, A. (2000). New curriculum in the Swedish School. How is it interpreted and implemented?. In: Lokalt förändringsarbete och medborgarinflytande: Community Empowerment and Citizen Influence Stockholm: Södertörn FoU More information

Review

Boström, A. (2005). [Review of] Childhood and Old Age: Equals or Opposites?: Edited by Jørgen Povlsen, Signe Mellemgaard and Ning de Conick-Smith. Odense: Odense University Press, 1999.. More information

Conference paper

Boström, A. (2021). Intergenerational learning by knitting study circles and knitting cafés. 11th conference of the ESREA Research Network on Education and Learning of Older Adults (ELOA), Bologna, Italy, 2021, 21-22 October. More information
Boström, A. (2019). Quality of life and well-being – a historical perspective of the theoretical concepts and the experiences from the first welfare generation in Sweden. Faro: Universidade do Algarve, The 9th Conference of the ESREA Research Network on Education and Learning of Older Adults (ELOA), Faro, Portugal, 11-13 October 2018. More information
Boström, A. (2019). Retirement and quality of life – A transitional perspective of the experiences from the first welfare generation in Sweden. 10th ELOA Network Conference, “The pluralisation of transitions to the after-working life phase: Gender capital, silver productivity and mental health”, 10-11 May 2019, Ljubljana, Slovenia. More information
Boström, A. (2018). Quality of life and well-being – a historical perspective of the theoretical concepts and the experiences from the first welfare generation in Sweden. Paper at the 9th Conference of the ESREA Research Network on Education and Learning of Older Adults (ELOA), University Of Faro, Portugal, 11-13 October 2018. More information
Boström, A. (2017). Knowledge or attitudes and values: The Swedish School system and intergenerational learning. Generations United 19th Global Intergenerational Conference, June 13-16, 2017, Milwaukee, USA. More information
Boström, A. (2017). Can the creativity and actions taken in knitting circles and knitting cafés give the participants a voice in their community and strengthen the identity of individuals?. The 8th conference of the ESREA Network - ELOA, Identity, Voice, Creativity, Action!, 9-11 November 2017, Leeds, UK. More information
Boström, A. (2017). Lifelong learning in policy and practice: The case of Sweden. Getting of wisdom – Learning in later life, International Exchange and Conferences, 12–18 February, 2017. More information
Boström, A. (2014). Transfer of knowledge of intergenerational learning between five European countries. Innovations In Older Adult Learning: Theory, Research Policy: Fifth Conference of ESREA’s Network on the Education and Learning of Older Adults, 22-24 October 2014, University of Malta, Valletta Campus. More information
Boström, A. (2013). Generationsmöten som en väg till att stimulera det livslånga lärandet. Swedage 2013: Lev längre - må bättre?, 17 oktober 2013, Jönköping. More information
Boström, A. (2013). Intergenerational Learning in Early Years Education. GoAct-Conference, 17-18 June 2013, Brussels. More information
Boström, A. (2013). Student assessment: The case of Sweden. OECD Conference in Oslo; Synergies for Better Learning: An International Perspective on Evaluation and Assessment. More information
Boström, A., Bjursell, C., Boberg, K. (2013). Learning through intergenerational meetings: When, where and why?. ESREA triennial conference, September 4-7, 2013, Humboldt University Berlin, Germany. More information
Boström, A. (2012). Intergenerational solidarity - and the need for lifelong and lifewide education to enhance community wellbeing. Ljubljana: Znanstvena založba Filozofske fakultete Univerze v Ljubljani, The Third Conference of the ESREA Network on Education and Learning of Older Adults (ELOA), 19-21 September, 2012, Ljubljana, Slovenia. More information
Boström, A. (2012). The Life of an EU-Lifelong Learning Project and then what?. The Inaugural Conference of the ESREA Network on Policy studies in Adult Education - Trans-nationalization of Educational Policy Making. More information
Boström, A. (2012). Community Well-being through Intergenerational Co-operation. Searching for Community Well-being in a Civil Society: Themes and Issues, Seoul. More information
Boström, A. (2012). The Granddad program, an example of intergenerational learning in education and training settings. O​n​e​ ​S​t​e​p​ ​U​p​ ​i​n​ ​l​a​t​e​r​ ​l​i​f​e​:​ ​l​e​a​r​n​i​n​g​ ​f​o​r​ ​a​c​t​i​v​e​ ​a​g​e​i​n​g​ ​a​n​d​ ​in​​t​e​r​g​e​n​e​r​a​t​i​o​n​a​l​ ​s​o​l​i​d​a​r​i​t​y​, B​r​u​s​s​e​l​s​. More information
Boström, A. (2012). Should lifelong learning be more subidized by the state?. Active Ageing and Solidarity between Generations, Singapore. More information
Boström, A., Wirén, E. (2010). Diversity and its Impact on Schools and diversity in Education. XIV World Congress of Comparative Education. More information
Boström, A. (2010). Lifelong learning and community well-being: the case of the Granddad project in Sweden. 4th ICIP Conference 2010; 26-29 April. More information
Boström, A., Chaib, M., Ahl, H., Chaib, C., Bergmo Prvulovic, I., Petersson, R. (2010). Universities Regional Engagement in Regional settings in Sweden: and the case of the National Centre of Lifelong Learning (Encell), Jönköping University. Council of Europe Standing Conference of Ministers of Education. More information
Boström, A., Ahl, H., Bergmo Prvulovic, I., Chaib, C., Chaib, M., Petersson, R. (2009). Universities’ regional engagement in regional settings in Sweden. Presented at Pascal International Observatory, 7th annual conference, Univ. of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada. More information
Boström, A. (2005). Measuring social capital, intergenerational meetings in compulsory schools in Sweden. Singapore: National University of Singapore, International Conference on Education 2005 : 6-9 December 2005, National University of Singapore. More information
Boström, A. (2004). Intergenerational Initiatives in Sweden. New York: The Haworth Press, International Conference on Education 2005 : 6-9 December 2005, National University of Singapore. More information

Other publications

Boström, A. (2013). Intergenerational Learning in Early Life. More information
Boström, A. (2013). Position paper for GoAct. More information
Boström, A. (2013). Introduction. More information
Boström, A. (2012). Interview: How Swedish Granddads Won School Children’s Hearts. Ottawa, Ontario More information

Report

Ingvar, M., Boström, A. (2014). En bättre skolstart för alla: bedömning och betyg för progression i lärandet. Stockholm: Utbildningsdepartementet More information
Boström, A., Boudard, E., Siminou, P. (2001). Lifelong Learning in Sweden: The extent to which vocational education and training policy is nurturing lifelong learning in Sweden. Luxenbourg: Office for Official Publications of the European Communities More information
Boström, A., Boudard, E., Siminou, P. (2000). Lifelong learning in Sweden: The extent to which vocational education and training policy is nurturing lifelong learning in Sweden. More information
Boström, A. (2000). Sweden. London/Hamburg: The Beth Johnsson Foundation/The UNESCO Institute for Education More information