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ARTICLETensionBetweenVisionsofScienceEducationTheCaseofEnergyQualityinSwedishSecondaryScienceCurriculaJesperHaglund1&MagnusHultén2Publishedonline:23May2017#TheAuthor(s)2017.ThisarticleisanopenaccesspublicationAbstractTheaimofthisstudyistocontributetoanunderstandingofhowcurricularchangeisaccomplishedinpractice,includingthepositionsandconflictsofkeystakeholdersandparticipants,andtheiractionsintheprocess.Asacase,westudythetreatmentofenergyinSwedishsecondarycurriculaintheperiod1962–2011and,inparticular,howthenotionofenergyqualitywasintroducedinthecurriculainanenergycourseatuppersecondaryschoolin1983andinphysicsatlowersecondaryschoolin1994.Intheanalysis,weuseRoberts’twocompetingvisionsofscienceeducation,VisionIinwhichschoolsciencesubjectslargelymirrortheircorrespondingacademicdisciplinesandVisionIIthatincorporatessocietalmattersofscience.Inaddition,anewlysuggestedVisionIIIrepresentsacriticalperspectiveonscienceeducation.OuranalysisshowshowVisionIIandIIIaspectsofscienceeducationhavegainedimp...