NATED - National Graduate School in Educational Research
NATED was a national graduate school offering specialized education and training in thematic fields central to educational knowledge. NATED expired autumn 2016.
What was NATED?
The National Graduate School in Educational Research (NATED) was a partnership between six Norwegian universities and one university college. The school was co-ordinated by the Faculty of Educational Sciences, University of Oslo. NATED was funded by the Norwegian Research Council for the period of 2008-2016. Approximately 55 PhD candidates and their supervisors took part in the programme.
The school was organized in four thematic tracks:
- Track 1: Language development, text comprehension and literacy
- Track 2: Teaching, learning, and subject domains
- Track 3: Educational leadership, school reform and education governance
- Track 4: Higher education and professional learning
NATEDs educational mission
The NATED educational programme consisted workshops, courses, conferences and national PhD days. NATEDs educational mission was to
- To give state of the art courses in research design and methodology
- To provide rigorous training in different methodological approaches
- To develop analytical skills in both quantitative and qualitative approaches
- To provide in-depth courses within selected themes
- To provide a research environment and a course programme in which all doctoral students have access to a high level of expertise in their research area
- To internationalise educational research in Norway in collaboration with key international partners
- To develop models for how educational research can be organized