The Department of Teacher Education and School Research (ILS) is Norway’s leading academic institution in the field of subject didactics, educational leadership and school based research and development. The Department is Norway’s leading teacher education institution, qualifying teachers for work in secondary schools.
The Department of Teacher Education and School Research is in the forefront of school related research, with national responsibility for international research projects such as TIMSS and PISA.
The Department offers a Master Degree programme in Educational Leadership. The Department is responsible for the Teacher Education Programme at the University of Oslo. In addition, the Department offers Master Studies in English, Norwegian, the Natural Sciences, the Social Sciences and Religion and Ethics for teachers who wish to obtain Master level qualifications. The Master Programme constitutes the last three terms of the 5-years teacher educational programme.