News and Events

Summary of the latest news and events from the Faculty of Educational Sciences.


  • Picture of Professor Blömeke and Professor Zachrisson. First Centre of Excellence in Education granted! Sep. 26, 2022 12:49 PM

    As one of only nine applicants out of 161 that went all the way and will become a Centre of Excellence, CREATE – Centre for Research on Equality in Education will be a reality. CREATE will be a joint centre across all units at the Faculty of Educational Sciences, with particular contributions from Centre for Educational Measurement (CEMO), and Department of Special Needs Education (ISP).

  • Image may contain: Product, Orange, Font, Line, Material property. Boost your research career Sep. 14, 2022 1:07 PM

    Join UV’s "Research Skills Development Week" in mid-October, a week packed full of useful tools, techniques and resources that will make you a better researcher.

  • Illustration photo Teachers in the Nordics struggle with providing support for independent learning Sep. 2, 2022 9:24 AM

    While Nordic teachers are good at creating a supportive classroom climate, they struggle with providing instructional strategies that support students’ independent skills and learning.


  • Trial lecture: Jo Inge Johansen Frøytlog Sep. 30, 2022 11:00 AM

    Master Jo Inge Johansen Frøytlog at the Department of Education will give a trial lecture on the given topic: "What are the affordances and constraints of new media such as blogs, twitter, Facebook and the like for the quality of public discourse and democratic society? What if anything is the role of education in addressing this issue?".

  • Photo of Jo Inge Johansen Frøytlog. Public Defence: Jo Inge Johansen Frøytlog Sep. 30, 2022 1:00 PM

    Master Jo Inge Johansen Frøytlog at the Department of Education will defend the dissertation "Participation in classroom dialogues mediated by microblogging technology: Multidimensional investigations" for the degree of Philosophiae Doctor (PhD).

  • David Williamson Shaffer, University of Wisconsin-Madison Quantitative Ethnography: Human Science in the Age of Big Data Oct. 5, 2022 12:30 PM

    David Williamson Shaffer, Professor at University of Wisconsin-Madison