Disputation: Cand.polit. Hilde Wågsås Afdal

Cand.polit. Hilde Wågsås Afdal will defend her doctoral dissertation for the degree of Ph.d.:

Construction knowledge for the teaching profession. A comparative analysis of policy making, curricula content, and novice teachers' knowledge relations in the cases of Finland and Norway

Trial lecture - time and place

Her trial lecture will be held Monday November 26th 2012 at 10.15 - 11.00 , Auditorium 1, Helga Engs building, Blindern

Lecture title:

Comparative research in teacher education; methodological challenges and issues for practice and policy.

Adjudication committee

  • Professor Sven-Erik Hansen,Faculty of Education, Åbo Akademi University, Finland (1. opponent)
  • Professor Johan Muller, School of Education, University of Cape Town, South Africa (2. opponent)
  • Associate Professor Gunn Elisabeth Søreide, Department of Education, Faculty of Psychology, University of Bergen is 3rd member of the committee.
  • Professor Berit Karseth, Department of Educational Research, Faculty of Educational Sciences, University of Oslo is the committee's coordinator.

Chair of defence

  • Deputy Dean (Research and Resarch training), Professor Jorunn Møller, Faculty of Educational Sciences, University of Oslo


Additional information

Summary in English, see:

Information in Norwegian, see:

Published Nov. 23, 2012 11:00 AM - Last modified Nov. 23, 2012 11:05 AM