Soft Infusion: Constructing ‘Teachers’ in the PISA Sphere

  • Christina Elde MølstadEmail author
  • Daniel Pettersson
  • Tine S. Prøitz
Part of the Perspectives on Rethinking and Reforming Education book series (PRRE)


Since their inception, international large-scale assessments introduced by the OECD, such as PISA, have been widely discussed and disseminated in various social fields, e.g. policy, research, practice and the media. Administrative and political actors have responded to PISA and taken part in discussions about the results (e.g. Pettersson in Internationell kunskapsbedömning som inslag i nationell styrning av skolan. Uppsala University, Uppsala, 2008; Hopmann in European Educational Research Journal 6:109–124, 2007, 2015; Ozga in Fabricating quality in education: data and governance in Europe. Routledge, New York, 2011; Ertl in Oxford Review of Education 32:619–634, 2006; Grek in Journal of Education Policy 24:23–37, 2009).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Christina Elde Mølstad
    • 1
    Email author
  • Daniel Pettersson
    • 2
    • 3
  • Tine S. Prøitz
    • 4
  1. 1.Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences—INN UniversityElverumNorway
  2. 2.University of GävleGävleSweden
  3. 3.Uppsala UniversityUppsalaSweden
  4. 4.University College of Southeast NorwayNottodenNorway

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