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 2012 2022

Research Output 2005 2020

The Rise of Global Governance in Education: The OEEC and UNESCO, 1945-1960

Ydesen, C. & Elfert, M., 2020, (Accepted/In press) Organizing the World - International Organization and the Emergence of International Public Administration 1920-1960. Gram-Skjoldager, K. (ed.). Bloomsbury Academic, 40 p.

Research output: Contribution to book/anthology/report/conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

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

Ydesen, C. & Bomholt, A., 2019, (Submitted) In : Journal of Educational Change. 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

OECD
responsibility
education
school
labor force
3 Downloads (Pure)

Koblinger mellem økonomi og uddannelse: et rids af dansk transnational uddannelseshistorie

Ydesen, C. & Andreasen, K. E., 14 Mar 2019, In : Educare. 1, p. 18-42 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
performance measurement
education system
economics
social differentiation
education
43 Downloads (Pure)

Los antecedentes históricos de la cultura evaluativa global en el ámbito de la educación

Ydesen, C. & Andreasen, K. E., Jan 2019, In : Foro de Educación. 19, 26, p. 1-24 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
education
comparative education
educational policy
organizational structure
cold war

Mænd af det rette stof: Selektionspraksis i den arktiske militære eliteenhed Slædepatruljen Sirius 1950-2015

Jacobsen, A. J. & Ydesen, C., Jan 2019, In : Historisk Tidsskrift. 118, 2, p. 401-426 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Prizes

Hædrende omtale - Årets Danske Forskningsresultat

Christian Ydesen (Recipient), 2015

Prize: Prizes, scholarships, distinctions

Aalborg University’s talent management programme

Christian Ydesen (Recipient), 1 Feb 2017

Prize: Prizes, scholarships, distinctions

Årets historiske bog

Christian Ydesen (Recipient), 2015

Prize: Prizes, scholarships, distinctions

Activities 2011 2019

14th BIEN Congress

Christian Ydesen (Participant)
14 Sep 201216 Sep 2012

Activity: Attending an eventConference organisation or participation

6th Nordic Conference for the History of Education

Christian Ydesen (Speaker)
21 Aug 201522 Aug 2015

Activity: Talks and presentationsConference presentations

Arkivbesøg hos OECD

Christian Ydesen (Other)
24 Apr 201728 Apr 2017

Activity: Other

Academic Council on The United Nations System

Christian Ydesen (Participant)
16 Jun 201618 Jun 2016

Activity: Attending an eventConference organisation or participation

American Sociological Association

Christian Ydesen (Participant), Annette Rasmussen (Participant)
12 Aug 201715 Aug 2017

Activity: Attending an eventConference organisation or participation

File

Press / Media

Det, der kræves

Alice Juel Jacobsen & Christian Ydesen

14/12/2018

1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media

Millionbevilling til AAU-forskere

Christian Ydesen, Katja Hose & Bin Yang

13/12/2018

2 items of media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media

Forskningsprojekt: OECD var oprindeligt selv imod Pisa

Christian Ydesen

23/11/2018

1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media

Hvordan den kolde krig kom til at diktere vores uddannelser

Christian Ydesen

27/10/2018

1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media