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The master programme in Assessment and Evaluation has taken off for a good start and the students have plenty to do. Recently they were challenged with an informal competition.
A large international community lays the foundation of the new master program Assessment and Evaluation. On Thursday 16 August the program got kicked off.
Today UiO:Life Science funds seven convergence environments – interdisciplinary research groups that address major challenges within the life sciences related to health and environment/sustainability. Now a new application round starts. The registration deadline for the digital meeting place and workshops was 22 August.
The centre Quality in Nordic Teaching (QUINT) will contribute to new insights concerning teaching and learning, by studying classrooms in the Nordic countries.
Are you interested in assessment and evaluation? You can now apply for admission to the master’s program starting in August 2018.
On 1 November four new PhD students started to work at Centre for Educational Measurement (CEMO). That increased the group by 100 %.
Together with measurement experts from Germany, Finland and Norway, most of the Centre for Educational Measurement "crew" recently went on a seminar far from shore. The seminar intended to facilitate collaboration efforts within each other's substantive areas.
CEMO plans a brand new master's program, under the condition that the centre gets it financed. The program shall educate experts for job markets that require knowledge and expertise in assessment and evaluation.
In a heavy competition with many other strong applicants, Johan Braeken from CEMO recently got a grant to complete a project on measuring and modeling different developmental patterns.
The Faculty Leadership at the Faculty of Educational Sciences praises students, staff, the police and the central administration at UiO for their handling of events on Wednesday.
A new book edited by associate professor Berit H. Johnsen explores essential elements in the process of preparing a research project and presenting a realistic research plan.
Research on educational policy, governing of the educational sector and school leadership was on the agenda when Track 3 in The Norwegian national graduate school in education met with colleagues at the Berkeley Graduate School of Education.
Do you want to do something more out of your PhD education? NATED welcomes new applicants to all four tracks.
Eleven students from ten different countries are staying in Oslo this semester to attend courses at the Department of Special Needs Education as a part of the Erasmus Mundus Joint Master’s Degree Programme in Special and Inclusive Education (EMSIE).
The Centre for Professional learning in Teacher education (ProTed) has been awarded the title of Centre of Excellence in Education. The center is a joint venture between the teacher training programme at the Universities in Oslo and Tromsø, and will be headquartered at the Department of Teacher Education and School Research at The Faculty of Educational Sciences, UiO.
The establishment of a dedicated Norwegian center at Berkeley is a big step closer to reality after further funding was confirmed, and the announcement was attended by HRH Crown Prince Haakon on a visit to his alma mater outside San Francisco.
Academics and researchers at the Department work on a wide range of topics within the field of special needs education. According to their research interests they can form research groups to build capacity, exchange views and opinions on various research topics and methods and conduct highly professional studies.
Research group “Learning, mastery and quality of life for children at risk” is conducting an overall comprehensive survey as a part of a project “Individual pupil-teacher dialogues”.
The project «Green UiO – sustainability in research, teaching and practice» is investigating the impact and consequences of an environmental drive for the University of Oslo as an institution - and also for ISP.
The 10th of February was a special day for the Department. It celebrated its 50th anniversary. Dedication, caring and enthusiasm were the qualities that were at the foundation of the Norwegian special education teachers college in 1961.
Unstable political situation in Palestine has affected all groups of population including the most vulnerable group – children. Underachievement has always been a problem in Palestinian schools but lately the situation has become unmanageable. There is a risk of further consequences for the society given the growing rates of drop outs. What contributes to the problem and how to solve it? This is the topic of PhD dissertation of Safwat Y. Diab at the Department of Special Needs Education.
The organization "Leser søker bok" (Reader seeks book) has been awarded the Jonas Award 2010 for their outstanding work aimed at improving the access to literature for everyone.