Christian Ydesen

PhD, Professor with special tasks

  • Kroghstræde 3, 3,203

    9220 Aalborg Ø

    Denmark

20052022

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Personal profile

Research profile

MA in History and Philosophy (2007), PhD (2011), professor (MSO) at Aalborg University, Denmark (since 2019). His dissertation is titled The Rise of High-Stakes Educational Testing in Denmark, 1920-1970 and published at Peter Lang Verlag. He is the PI the project ‘The Global History of the OECD in education’ funded by the Aalborg University talent programme and the project 'Education Access under the Reign of Testing and Inclusion’ funded by the Independent Research Fund Denmark. He has been a visiting scholar at the University of Edinburgh (2008-2009, 2016), the University of Birmingham (2013), and the University of Oxford (2019) and published several articles on topics such as educational testing, international organisations, accountability, educational psychology and diversity in education from historical and international perspectives.

Administrative profile

Deputy Head of Department

Former Head of Study Board

Teaching profile

Accountability, History of Education, Comparative education, Philosophy of science, Method, Portfolio

Keywords

  • History
  • Philosophy
  • Education
  • Sociology and Social Conditions

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Projects

Research Output

Accountability Implications of the OECD’s Economistic Approach to Education: A historical case analysis

Ydesen, C. & Bomholt, A., 18 Mar 2020, In : Journal of Educational Change. 21, 1, p. 37-57 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  • 1 Citation (Scopus)

    Citizen Ideals and Education in Nordic Welfare State School Reforms

    Ydesen, C. & Buchardt, M., 27 Mar 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  • Cultivating Excellence in Education: A Critical Policy Study on Talent

    Rasmussen, A. & Ydesen, C., 6 Mar 2020, 1 ed. Springer. 133 p. (Educational Governance Research).

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  • Historical Roots of the Global Testing Culture in Education

    Ydesen, C. & Andreasen, K. E., 27 Apr 2020, In : Nordic Studies in Education. 40, 2, p. 149-166

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

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  • National Testing and Accountability in the Scandinavian Welfare States: Education Policy Translations in Norway, Denmark and Sweden

    Ydesen, C., Rönnberg, L. & Skedsmo, G., 31 Jan 2020, (Submitted) In : World Yearbook of Education. 2020

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  • Prizes

    Aalborg University’s talent management programme

    Ydesen, Christian (Recipient), 1 Feb 2017

    Prize: Research, education and innovation prizes

    Årets historiske bog

    Ydesen, Christian (Recipient), 2015

    Prize: Other prizes

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    Activities

    NERA 2020

    Christian Ydesen (Participant)

    4 Mar 20206 Mar 2020

    Activity: Attending an eventConference organisation or participation

    EDUCATION ACCESS UNDER THE REIGN OF TESTING AND INCLUSION

    Christian Ydesen (Organizer), , Nanna Ramsing Enemark (Participant), , Youjin Ruan (Participant), , Mette Buchardt (Participant), & Palle Rasmussen (Participant)

    5 Feb 20207 Feb 2020

    Activity: Attending an eventOrganisation or participation in workshops, courses, or seminars

    PH.D.-RÅDET FOR UDDANNELSESFORSKNING – SEMINAR 2020

    Christian Ydesen (Lecturer)

    8 Jan 2020

    Activity: Talks and presentationsTalks and presentations in private or public companies

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    PhD predefence

    Christian Ydesen (Participant)

    16 Dec 2019

    Activity: Attending an eventOrganisation or participation in workshops, courses, or seminars

    Press / Media

    Nye resultater af PISA-undersøgelsen og ny kritik

    Christian Ydesen

    04/12/2019

    2 items of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Press / Media

    40% af de Pisa-undersøgte går ikke i folkeskolen

    Christian Ydesen

    29/11/2019

    2 items of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Press / Media

    Podcast: Gør nationale test skolen dårligere?

    Christian Ydesen

    29/08/2019

    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Press / Media

    Mundtlige eksaminer frustrerer udenlandske studerende

    Christian Ydesen

    24/08/2019

    5 items of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Press / Media

    Det, der kræves

    Alice Juel Jacobsen & Christian Ydesen

    14/12/2018

    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Press / Media