Silje Kristin Gloppen

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PhD-project

Practices for teaching assessment in Norway - opportunities for professional development in the tension between different forms of accountability

The doctoral project is a study of how practices for teacher assessment / teaching assessment are conducted, negotiated and experienced by actors at teacher and school leader level in Norway. The primary focus is to investigate developmental spaces for professional development in the field of tension between external measurement / control (performance-oriented accountability) and internal professional development (professional accountability).
The doctoral project contributes to the development of knowledge in a previously relatively unexplored field of Norwegian education research, by highlighting how Norwegian teachers and school leaders experience (new) tools / practices for teaching assessment and if / to what extent these contribute to professional development among Norwegian teachers. The project examines teaching assessment through a combination of qualitative methods such as document analysis of central and local political documents, as well as observation and semi-structured individual interviews of actors in school (teachers and school leaders). In addition, survey data is used from the PraDa Project.

Supervisors: Guri Skedsmo (ILS, UiO) and Sølvi Mausethagen (SPS, HiOA)

Academic interests

Silje's PhD project is within the areas of school development and management, education policy, internationalization and teacher assessment / teaching evaluation. Furthermore, she is involved in an Erasmus + project called Aiding Culturally Responsive Assessment in Schools (ACRAS).
 

Background

Silje is educated general teacher from Hedmark University College, with a master's degree in general pedagogy from the former Pedagogical Research Institute (PFI, UiO) from 2011. The Master thesis' theme was dropout in school seen in a system perspective, where the individual's prerequisites for successful education were discussed in light of globalization, educational policy trends and the labor market.

After her master's degree, she worked for a year at the Nordic Institute for Studies of Innovation, Research and Education (NIFU).

She has worked for several years as a teacher and special educator in public schools and in the Waldorf School, as well as a team leader for an interdisciplinary social and special education team in one of Oslo's largest schools (secondary and upper secondary).

 

Courses taught

Silje teaches and supervises the Master's Program in Education Management.

 

Publications

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