vedholdenhed

English translation: tenacity

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12:49 Apr 25, 2018
Danish to English translations [PRO]
Education / Pedagogy
Danish term or phrase: vedholdenhed
This term is used constantly in a paper about teaching adult studies, in particular, the Danish FVU courses.
Example sentences:
"Vi har ikke fundet dansk eller nordisk litteratur om voksnes vedholdenhed i forbindelse med tilegnelsen af basale færdigheder."
"Hvordan vil I gerne arbejde videre med at styrke deltagernes vedholdenhed hos jer?"
"Når du som lærer arbejder med vedholdenhed, kan det samtidig være en genvej til hurtigere progression, mere engagerede deltagere og mindre frafald."
"STYRK VOKSNES VEDHOLDENHED"
"Som lærer kan du nemlig gøre en stor forskel for dine voksne deltageres vedholdenhed."

I have used "perserverance" all through the text so far but am now suspecting that I should use "retention"

I appreciate any suggestions
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Paul Gratwick
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English translation:tenacity
Explanation:
or perseverance
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Hanne Rask Sonderborg
Local time: 18:05
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Thanks, Hanne,
I think you're probably right
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tenacity


Explanation:
or perseverance

Example sentence(s):
  • How to Foster Grit, Tenacity and Perseverance: An Educator\'s Guide
  • Academic Tenacity

    https://www.kqed.org/mindshift/27212/how-to-foster-grit-tenacity-and-perseverance-an-educators-guide
    Reference: http://www.howyouthlearn.org/pdf/Academic%20Tenacity,%20Dwec...
Hanne Rask Sonderborg
Local time: 18:05
Native speaker of: Native in DanishDanish
PRO pts in category: 23
Grading comment
Thanks, Hanne,
I think you're probably right

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agree  Dana Sackett Lössl: Another reference - https://ed.stanford.edu/sites/default/files/manual/dweck-wal...
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agree  kolya: 100% enig. the quality or fact of being able to grip something firmly
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