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Time and place: Oct. 14, 2021 2:15 PM, Zoom online seminar

The Nordic Comparative and International Education Society (NOCIES) and the research group Teacher Professionalism and Educational Change (TEPEC) at the University of Oslo invite to an open online seminar with keynote from CIES President-elect Professor Supriya Baily.

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Time and place: Oct. 5, 2021 8:15 AM9:15 AM, Zoom online seminar

The SENSE seminar series aims to make sense of current issues and challenges in science teaching and learning. Guest lecturer in this seminar is Dr. Lilith Rüschenpöhler from the Ludwigsburg University of Education, Germany.

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Time and place: Sep. 14, 2021 9:00 AM10:00 AM, Zoom online seminar

The SENSE seminar series aims to make sense of current issues and challenges in science teaching and learning. Guest lecturer in this seminar is Professor Hyunok Lee (Kangwon National University, Chuncheon, South Korea).

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Time and place: June 9, 2021 8:00 AMJune 11, 2021 4:00 PM, University of Oslo

The ELE conference employs a broad definition of language education, aiming to bring together scholars working in different areas of the field. The conference is intended to reflect a variety of perspectives on language education (in terms of first, second, or additional languages) with learners of all ages.

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Time and place: June 4, 2021 12:15 PM, Zoom

Master Line Ingulfsen at the Department of Teacher Education and School Research will defend the dissertation "Doing representations: Exploring teachers’ and students’ collaborative sensemaking with visual representations" for the degree of PhD. 

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Time and place: June 1, 2021June 4, 2021, Zoom

The Ninth Nordic Conference on Mathematics Education, NORMA 20 will take place in Oslo, Norway in June 2021. The conference is hosted by the Department of Teacher Education and School Research.

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Time and place: May 31, 2021 12:15 PM, Zoom

Master Camilla Gudmundsdatter Magnusson at the Department of Teacher Education and School Research will defend the dissertation "Lesedidaktiske praksiser i norskfaget på ungdomstrinnet. Læreres lesestrategiundervisning og tekstavhengige spørsmål – og elevers metakognitive kunnskap om egen lesing." for the degree of PhD.

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Time and place: May 28, 2021 1:00 PM, Zoom

Master Michel Alexandre Cabot at the Department of Teacher Education and School Research will defend the dissertation "Meaningful Grammar Feedback in English Writing Teacher Education" PhD.

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Time and place: Apr. 16, 2021 2:00 PM, Zoom

MA Ingrid Miriam Rodrick Beiler at the Department of Teacher Education and School Research will defend the dissertation Multilingualism as a Resource in English Writing Instruction - Opportunities and Obstacles in Five Linguistically Diverse Classrooms in Norway for the degree of Philosophiae doctor.

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Time and place: Apr. 15, 2021 2:00 PM, Zoom

Master of Philosophy Jennifer Maria Luoto at the Department of Teacher Education and School Research will publicly defend the dissertation Exploring, understanding, and problematizing patterns of instructional quality: A study of instructional quality in Finnish–Swedish and Norwegian lower secondary mathematics classrooms  for the degree of Philosophiae doctor.

Time and place: Mar. 25, 2021 12:00 PM, Zoom

Master Mari Sjøberg at the Department of Teacher Education and School Research will defend the dissertation Teaching and learning through scientific practices in the laboratory in biology education. Exploring modelling through representation construction as scientific practice for the degree of philosophiae doctor.

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Time and place: Sep. 24, 2020 9:00 AMSep. 25, 2020 4:00 PM, University of Oslo, Blindern

Online conference: EELC8 will be livestreamed using Zoom

The theme of the eighth biennial Explorations in Ethnography, Language and Communication conference is “Perspectives across disciplinary and political borders.”

Senior Research Scientist Joseph (photo: Sintef).
Time and place: Mar. 26, 2020 10:00 AM2:00 PM, Georg Sverdrup, Undervisningsrom 3

Senior Research Scientist Joseph Gorman talks about how to address impact when writing proposals.

Time and place: Mar. 11, 2020 10:00 AM3:00 PM, Georg Sverdrups hus – University Library, Aud 2

Research project eInfrastructure for video research (eVIR) invites to its concluding conference "Shareable and Searchable: Video data between Open Access and Ethics Requirements"

Time and place: Dec. 6, 2019 12:15 PM, Lecture Hall 3, Helga Engs building, Blindern

Master Nani Teig at the Department of Teacher Education and School Research defends her doctoral dissertation for the degree of PhD:

Scientific inquiry in TIMSS and PISA 2015. Inquiry as an instructional approach and the assessment of inquiry as an instructional outcome in science.

Students protesting for the climate: poster that says "act now, swim later".
Time and place: Oct. 3, 2019 9:00 AM12:00 PM, House of Literature, Wergelandsveien 29

New opportunities for school.

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Time and place: May 21, 2019 10:00 AM11:00 AM, Georg Sverdrups hus, auditorium 2

Fosnot will speak about her work on division of fractions and early algebra and show video of her work.

Time and place: Sep. 28, 2018 10:30 AM12:00 PM, Niels Henrik Abels hus, rom 500

CLEG welcomes you to this seminar with Dr. Julie Rowlands, Deakin University, Australia

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Time and place: Sep. 27, 2018 10:00 AM2:00 PM, auditorium 1, Helga Engs hus, University of Oslo

This one day conference addresses the aim of the ACRAS project: to develop methods of culturally responsive assessment, which allow for differentiation and the contextualisation of learning in a culturally appropriate manner.

The conference is free of charge. Registration deadline September 21.

Time and place: May 31, 2018 9:00 AM12:30 PM, Room UE26, Niels Henrik Abel building, Blindern

Being able to read and create a variety of multimodal representations (including verbal language, gestures, and a range of visual representations) is essential to participate in discourses involving science – for science specialists as well as for citizenship.

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Time and place: May 22, 2018 11:30 AM1:30 PM, Room 2F - 2nd floor HumSam Library, Georg Sverdrups building, UiO

First Session: The Anthropocene. The reading group is open to all. Please note change of date.

Ice sculpture outside the Oslo courthouse at night. Paragraph 112 of the Norwegian constitution. Photo: Greenpeace.
Time and place: Apr. 20, 2018 9:15 AM11:00 AM, Niels Henrik Abels hus , Room 407

A bilingual seminar with Odin Lysaker and Camilla Haugli Nybråten, with the participation of Nayla Naoufal organised by Challenges of Sustainability in Educational Research group.

Time and place: Mar. 12, 2018 9:15 AM1:00 PM, Georg Sverdrups House, Gr. Room 7

This seminar presents two projects with a common focus on recent developments in the international trend of school reform: “Policy Knowledge and Lesson Drawing in Nordic School Reform in an Era of International Comparison” and “REFORMED - Reforming Schools Globally: A Multiscalar Analysis of Autonomy and Accountability Policies in the Education Sector”.

Time and place: Feb. 15, 2018 9:15 AM12:00 PM, Georg Sverdrup building, Grupperom 1

Professor Gert Biesta (Brunel University London) lectures in this seminar organized by research group Curriculum Studies, Leadership and Educational Governance (CLEG).

Time and place: Sep. 11, 2017 1:00 PM2:30 PM, Room U36, Helga Eng building

In this seminar Natalie Papanastasiou from the University of Amsterdam presents the emerging findings from a 2-year individual postdoctoral project. The seminar draws on political ethnography of a European Commission (DG-EAC) Working Group which develops best practices in the area of school governance, and consists mainly of national representatives from ministries of education across Europe.