Jeffrey B. Hall

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Biography

Jeffrey B. Hall is Associate Professor (Educational leadership, Education law) at the Department of Teacher Education and School Research (ILS). He is also program leader for the Master's Program in Educational Leadership and National Principals' Training Program at ILS.  As a member of the LE@DS network (led by Prof. Helen Gunter at Manchester University), he is involved in comparative work with New Public Management (NPM) and education reforms. Hall's research also explores policy, governing, education law, leadership and school inspection. He teaches qualitative research methodology, educational law and leadership courses in the Master's program. 

Academic positions

  • Associate Professor (tenured) at ILS, UiO (2019-)
  • Leader, Master's Program in Educational Leadership and National School Leadership Program (2021-)
  • Course coordinator, UTLED4228B (Law for leaders)
  • Co-Leader, Master's Program in Educational Leadership and National School Leadership Program (2020-2021)
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow at ILS, UiO (2017-2019)
  • Lecturer at ILS, UiO (2016-2017)
  • PhD Candidate, Lecturer and course coordinator at ILS, UiO. Participant in the dual-faculty project Legal Standards and Professional Judgment in Educational Leadership, funded by The Research Council of Norway (RCN). Project report (2012-2016)
  • Lecturer at Department of Teacher Education and School Research (ILS), University of Oslo (UiO) (2012)
  • Teacher, student counselor, student teacher supervisor, head of year and vice principal in lower secondary education (1994-2012) 

Teaching and supervision

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Education

  • PhD, Faculty of Educational Sciences, University of Oslo (2016)
  • MPhil, Educational Leadership, University of Oslo (2010)
  • Post-graduate Certificate in Education (PPU), University of Oslo (1995)
  • BA/Hons. (Cand.mag.), University of Oslo (1993)

Visiting scholar

Academic appointments

  • Member of the LE@DS (Leading Democratic Schools) network, led by Prof. Helen Gunter at Manchester University (2022-)
  • Adjunct Associate Professor, Faculty of Social and Educational Sciences, Norwegian University of Science and Technology/NTNU (2022-)
  • Deputy member of board, Faculty of Educational Sciences, University of Oslo (2021-2024)
  • Member, Work group (organization) for the development of sustainable strategy, Faculty of Educational Sciences, University of Oslo (2021-2022)
  • External program examiner, BA/MA programs in pedagogy, University of Bergen (2019-2022)
  • Member of board, Educational Law, Faculty of Law/Faculty of Educational Sciences, University of Oslo (2017-2019)

 

 

 

     

    Tags: Educational Law, Educational Leadership, Governing and governance, School Inspection

    Publications

     

    Ottesen, E., Colbjørnsen, T., Gunnulfsen, A. E., Hall, J.B. & Jensen, R. (2021). Fagfornyelsens forberedelser i praksis: Strategier, begrunnelser, spenninger. Research report no. 2, Det utdanningsvitenskapelige fakultet. ISBN 978-82-93847-02-1. 114 p. 

    Johansson, L. & Hall, J. B. (2020). Research Ethics of Becoming: Approaches Beyond Moral Laws. International Review of Qualitative Research, 12(4), 413-432. 

    Hall, J. B. (2019). Rettslig styring og rettsliggjøring av grunnopplæringen – konsekvenser for skoleledere som juridiske aktører [Legal governing and juridification in primary and secondary education - consequences for school leaders as legal actors]. In: R. Jensen, B. Karseth & E. Ottesen (Eds.), Styring og ledelse i grunnopplæringen - spenninger og dynamikker. Oslo: Cappelen Damm Akademisk. ISBN 9788202605544, pp. 39-55. 

    Hall, J. B., Lindgren, J. & Sowada, M. (2019). Inspectors as information-seekers. In: S. Van de Walle & N. Raaphorst (Eds.), Inspectors and enforcement at the front line of government. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN 978303004057-4. pp. 35-58

    Hall, J. B. (2018). The performative shift: middle leadership 'in the line of fire'. Journal of Educational Administration and History, 50(4), 364-378.  

    Hall, J. B. (2018). Processes of reforming: The case of the Norwegian state school inspection policy frameworks. Education Inquiry, 9(4), 397-414 (Open Access).

    Hall, J. B. (2017). Statlig tilsyn av skoler i Norge: sikring av likeverdig opplæring? [State school inspection in Norway: ensuring equality in classroom instruction]. In: S. Scheutz (Ed.), En likvärdig skola för alla (3). Iustus: Uppsala. ISBN 9789176789940. pp. 37-56.

    Hall, J. B. & Sivesind. K. (2017). State school inspection policy in Norway and Sweden (2002–2012): a reconfiguration of governing modes?. In: S. J. Ball (Ed.). Governing by numbers - Education, governance, and the tyranny of numbers. Oxon: Routledge. ISBN 9781138701151. pp. 131-160.  

    Hall, J. B. (2017). "Governing by templates" through new modes of school inspection in Norway. Journal of Educational Change, 18(2), 161-182

    Hall, J. B. (2017). Examining School Inspectors and Educational Directors within the Organisation of School Inspection Policy: Perceptions and Views. Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 61(1), 112-126. 

    Hall, J. B. (2016).  State School Inspection: The Norwegian Example. (PhD-dissertation). Faculty of Educational Sciences, University of Oslo. 

    Hall, J. B. (2016). Nasjonalt tilsyn: et skritt fra lovregulering til evaluering av innhold? [State school inspection: A step from regulation to evaluation of content?]. In: K. Andenæs & J. Møller (Eds.), Retten i skolen - mellom pedagogikk, juss og politikk. Oslo: Universitetsforlaget. ISBN 9788215026671. pp. 279-296.

    Sivesind, K., Skedsmo, G. & Hall, J. B. (2016). Et felles nasjonalt tilsyn: Om rammeverk og reformbaner gjennom historien. [State school inspection: On frameworks and reform trajectories throughout history].  In: K. Andenæs & J. Møller (Eds.), Retten i skolen - mellom pedagogikk, juss og politikk. Oslo: Universitetsforlaget. ISBN 9788215026671. pp. 99-122.

    Gunnulfsen, A. E. & Hall, J. B. (2015). En skoleleders dagbok - profesjonell praksis og juridisk skjønn. [A school leader's diary - professional practice and legal discretion]. Oslo: Gyldendal Akademisk. ISBN 9788205459489. 232 p.

    Hall, J. B. & Sivesind, K. (2015). State School Inspection Policy in Norway and Sweden (2002-2012): a reconfiguration of governing modes? Journal of Education Policy, 30(3), 429-458 (Open Access). 

    Hall, J. B. (2013). H. B. Jessen & C. Madsen. Ildfast i krydsild - Standhaftig skoleledelse i brændpunktet. Book review. Acta Didactica Norge - tidsskrift for fagdidaktisk forsknings- og utviklingsarbeid i Norge. 

     

     

    • Johansson, Lotta & Hall, Jeffrey Brooks (2020). Research Ethics of Becoming: Approaches Beyond Moral Laws. International review of Qualitative Research. ISSN 1940-8447. 12(4), p. 413–432. doi: 10.1525/irqr.2019.12.4.413. Full text in Research Archive
    • Hall, Jeffrey Brooks (2019). Rettslig styring og rettsligjøring av grunnopplæringen - konsekvenser for skoleledere som juridiske aktører, Styring og ledelse i grunnopplæringen. Spenninger og dynamikker.. Cappelen Damm Akademisk. ISSN 978-82-02-60554-4. p. 39–55.
    • Hall, Jeffrey Brooks; Lindgren, Joakim & Sowada, Moritz (2019). Inspectors as information-seekers. In Van de Walle, Steven & Raaphorst, Nadine (Ed.), Inspectors and Enforcement at the Front Line of Government. Palgrave Macmillan. ISSN 978-3-030-04057-4. p. 35–58. doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-04058-1_3.
    • Hall, Jeffrey Brooks (2018). The performative shift: middle leadership 'in the line of fire'. Journal of Educational Administration & History. ISSN 0022-0620. 50(4), p. 364–378. doi: 10.1080/00220620.2018.1518317. Full text in Research Archive
    • Hall, Jeffrey Brooks (2018). Processes of reforming: The case of the Norwegian state school inspection policy frameworks. Education Inquiry. ISSN 2000-4508. 9(4), p. 397–414. doi: 10.1080/20004508.2017.1416247. Full text in Research Archive
    • Hall, Jeffrey Brooks (2017). Statlig tilsyn av skoler i Norge: sikring av likeverdig opplæring? In Scheutz, Sverker (Eds.), En likvärdig skola för alla. Iustus förlag. ISSN 9789176789940. p. 37–55. Full text in Research Archive
    • Hall, Jeffrey Brooks & Sivesind, Kirsten (2017). State School Inspection Policy in Norway and Sweden (2002-2012): A reconfiguration of governing modes? In Ball, Stephen (Eds.), Governing by numbers: Education, governance, and the tyranny of numbers. Routledge. ISSN 9781138701151. p. 131–160. doi: 10.4324/9781315203898-8.
    • Hall, Jeffrey Brooks (2017). "Governing by templates" through new modes of school inspection in Norway. Journal of educational change. ISSN 1389-2843. 18(2), p. 161–182. doi: 10.1007/s10833-017-9295-y. Full text in Research Archive
    • Sivesind, Kirsten; Skedsmo, Guri & Hall, Jeffrey Brooks (2016). Et felles nasjonalt tilsyn: Om rammeverk og reformbaner gjennom historien. In Andenæs, Kristian & Møller, Jorunn (Ed.), Retten i skolen - mellom pedagogikk, juss og politikk. Universitetsforlaget. ISSN 9788215026671. p. 99–119.
    • Hall, Jeffrey Brooks (2016). Nasjonalt tilsyn: et skritt fra lovregulering til evaluering av innhold? In Andenæs, Kristian & Møller, Jorunn (Ed.), Retten i skolen - mellom pedagogikk, juss og politikk. Universitetsforlaget. ISSN 9788215026671. p. 279–296.
    • Hall, Jeffrey Brooks (2016). Examining school inspectors and education directors within the organisation of school inspection policy: perceptions and views. Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research. ISSN 0031-3831. 61(1), p. 112–126. doi: 10.1080/00313831.2015.1120234. Full text in Research Archive
    • Hall, Jeffrey Brooks & Sivesind, Kirsten (2015). State School Inspection Policy in Norway and Sweden (2002-2012): a reconfiguration of governing modes? Journal of Education Policy. ISSN 0268-0939. 30(3), p. 429–458. doi: 10.1080/02680939.2014.945488. Full text in Research Archive

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    • Hall, Jeffrey Brooks & Gunnulfsen, Ann Elisabeth (2015). En skoleleders dagbok: Profesjonell praksis og juridisk skjønn. Gyldendal Akademisk. ISBN 9788205459489. 232 p.

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    • Hall, Jeffrey Brooks (2022). Skolinspektion ur ett jamförande perspektiv.
    • Gunnulfsen, Ann Elisabeth & Hall, Jeffrey Brooks (2022). School Leaders' Planning for Curriculum Reform in Norwegian Schools: Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something True?
    • Hall, Jeffrey Brooks & Novak, Judit (2022). Current Policy Expectations on Norwegian School Leaders: State policy on the professional work of retaining students in secondary education.
    • Bjermeland, Monica; Hall, Jeffrey Brooks; Akre, Bente; Colvin, Shane David & Heie, Magnus (2021). Episode 18: Må du være jurist for å være skoleleder? Podcast "Læring", Det utdanningsvitenskapelige fakultet, Universitetet i Oslo . [Internet]. https://open.spotify.com/episode/2322eD21QDpTbow43K1TAx?si=2.
    • Hall, Jeffrey Brooks; Heie, Magnus & Akre, Bente (2021). Må du være jurist for å være skoleleder? [Internet]. https://www.uv.uio.no/forskning/aktuelt/podkast/laering/juri.
    • Hall, Jeffrey Brooks; Gunnulfsen, Ann Elisabeth & Jensen, Ruth (2021). School principals and school superintendents as institutional entrepreneurs: Handling organizational tensions in the planning and enactment of the renewed state curriculum .
    • Hall, Jeffrey Brooks & Novak, Judit (2021). Current Policy Expectations on Norwegian School Leaders: State policy and the professional work of retaining students in secondary education.
    • Gunnulfsen, Ann Elisabeth & Hall, Jeffrey Brooks (2021). Forberedelse til fagfornyelse - andre vurderingsrapport . [Business/trade/industry journal]. Bedre Skole 2/2021.
    • Gunnulfsen, Ann Elisabeth & Hall, Jeffrey Brooks (2021). Evaluering av fagfornyelsens intensjoner, prosesser og praksiser EVA2020 Rapport 2.
    • Gunnulfsen, Ann Elisabeth & Hall, Jeffrey Brooks (2021). Rapport 2: Fagfornyelsens forberedelser i praksis: Strategier, begrunnelser, spenninger.
    • Hall, Jeffrey Brooks & Lomsdalen, Christian (2021). LL-325: Jeffrey Hall om utdanningsrett og skoleleders ansvar (Podcast). [Internet]. https://open.spotify.com/episode/1AlYpkMekCs0hlMhAhl8CG .
    • Hall, Jeffrey Brooks & Nielsen, Sandra Rebecca (2021). ILS er tildelt to nye oppdrag for videreutdanninger. . [Internet]. https://www.uv.uio.no/ils/om/aktuelt/aktuelle-saker/2021/ils.
    • Hall, Jeffrey Brooks & Johansson, Lotta (2020). Student Learning Environment: Regulation in Transition and Challenges for School Leaders as Enactors of the Law .
    • Hall, Jeffrey Brooks (2020). Lærerprofesjonen – styring og skjønn [The teaching profession: governance and discretion]. .
    • Hall, Jeffrey Brooks & Johansson, Lotta (2020). School Environment Regulation in Transition: Strengthening Individual Rights?
    • Hall, Jeffrey Brooks (2020). Styring handler ikke bare om kontroll og sanksjoner. [Business/trade/industry journal]. utdanningsnytt.no .
    • Heie, Magnus & Hall, Jeffrey Brooks (2019). Forskerprofilen: Mellom pedagogikken og jussen. [Internet]. https://www.uv.uio.no/ils/forskning/aktuelt/profiler/2019/.
    • Hall, Jeffrey Brooks (2019). Legal knowledge and the enactment of educational law - challenges and possibilities for school professionals.
    • Hall, Jeffrey Brooks; Lindgren, Joakim & Sowada, Moritz (2019). Information-seeking practices of school inspectors: navigating through state policy .
    • Hall, Jeffrey Brooks & Gunnulfsen, Ann Elisabeth (2019). Skolen og personvern: Dilemmaer for ledere og lærere .
    • Hall, Jeffrey Brooks (2019). Ledelse i skolen: Elevenes rettigheter og skolens plikter i forhold til nytt kapittel 9A i opplæringsloven .
    • Hall, Jeffrey Brooks (2018). Ledelse i skolen: elevenes rettigheter og skolens plikter.
    • Hall, Jeffrey Brooks (2018). The role of school inspectors as information-seekers.
    • Gunnulfsen, Ann Elisabeth & Hall, Jeffrey Brooks (2018). Ledelse av læreplanarbeid i et juridisk perspektiv.
    • Hall, Jeffrey Brooks (2018). Supervising formative assessment routines and leadership in public schools: Ensuring legal rights and equal opportunities for all students?
    • Hall, Jeffrey Brooks (2017). Utdanningsrett og profesjonelle normer: En presentasjon av PRONLED-prosjektet.
    • Hall, Jeffrey Brooks (2017). The changing appearance of state school inspection: The Norwegian case.
    • Ehren, Melanie & Hall, Jeffrey Brooks (2017). Examples of inspections networks across Europe - an interactive map. State inspection of municipal and county school authorities in Norway.
    • Nielsen, Sandra Rebekka; Smestad, Trine & Hall, Jeffrey Brooks (2017). Mener myndighetene ikke utnytter skoletilsynet godt nok. [Internet]. http://www.uv.uio.no/ils/forskning/aktuelt .
    • Hall, Jeffrey Brooks (2017). "Moving through the checkout line?" Legal standards, performance and state inspection policy.
    • Colbjørnsen, Tor & Hall, Jeffrey Brooks (2017). Perceptions of the future and the past: A study of students' expectations in the National Leadership Program in Norway, and conducted leadership after having finished the program.
    • Hall, Jeffrey Brooks (2016). Statlig tilsyn av skoler i Norge: hvor er vi, og hvor går vi?
    • Hall, Jeffrey Brooks (2016). Nasjonalt tilsyn - mellom fag, juss og politikk.
    • Hall, Jeffrey Brooks (2016). “Moving towards the checkout line”? Norwegian school inspection policy in a process of change.
    • Hall, Jeffrey Brooks (2016). Ny tilsynspraksis - tett på skoler og klasserom.
    • Johansson, Lotta & Hall, Jeffrey Brooks (2016). Blurred roles and an ethic of tagging along.
    • Hall, Jeffrey Brooks (2015). Juridisk styring i og av skolen.
    • Hall, Jeffrey Brooks (2015). Interpreting modes of governing - a conceptual, comparative-historical approach to education policy analysis.
    • Hall, Jeffrey Brooks (2015). State School Inspection in Norway and Sweden: A comparative study of key actors' legal practices, legal statutes, and policy.
    • Hall, Jeffrey Brooks (2015). Governing by feedback through the new state inspection handbook in Norway .
    • Hall, Jeffrey Brooks (2015). Juridiske og pedagogiske utfordringer i skolen og barnehagen.
    • Hall, Jeffrey Brooks (2014). State School Inspection as a Regulatory Tool: Institutional expectations from the County Governor inspectors’ and leaders’ point of view.
    • Hall, Jeffrey Brooks (2014). State School Inspection as a Regulatory Tool - Institutional Expectations from the CGO Inspectors' and Leaders' Point of View.
    • Hall, Jeffrey Brooks (2014). State School Inspection Policy in Norway and Sweden: a reconfiguration of governing modes?
    • Hall, Jeffrey Brooks (2014). Skoleledelse og juss.
    • Hall, Jeffrey Brooks (2013). Governing modes, social networks and enactment - A comparative study of state school inspection in Norway and Sweden.
    • Hall, Jeffrey Brooks (2013). Felles nasjonalt tilsyn - valget mellom kontroll og hjelp til selvhjelp. Bedre Skole. ISSN 0802-183X.
    • Hall, Jeffrey Brooks & Sivesind, Kirsten (2013). State Inspectoral Systems in Norway and Sweden: a reconfiguration of governing modes? Conference Paper. NW 23: School Inspection - Policies and Practices.
    • Hall, Jeffrey Brooks (2013). Nasjonalt tilsyn: Hva trenger vi det for? - Nye funn fra en komparativ tekstanalyse av nasjonale tilsyn i Sverige og Norge.
    • Hall, Jeffrey Brooks (2013). Henrik Berggren Jessen & Claus Madsen: Ildfast i krydsild - Standhaftig skoleledelse i brændpunktet. Bokanmeldelse. Acta Didactica Norge. ISSN 1504-9922. 7(1).
    • Welstad, Trond-Erik & Hall, Jeffrey Brooks (2013). Digital Legal Resources for Use in the Education of School Leaders and Teachers.
    • Hall, Jeffrey Brooks & Sivesind, Kirsten (2013). State Inspectoral Systems in Norwegian and Swedish Education: From Politics to Practice - Preliminary Results.
    • Hall, Jeffrey (2013). Skoleledelse, juss og legal styring.
    • Hall, Jeffrey (2012). Taking off the rose tinted spectacles? Organizational Relationships through National Inspection; A Case Study in the U.K. Conference Paper, ECER 2012, Cádiz.
    • Hall, Jeffrey (2012). Nasjonalt tilsyn i Norge og Sverige; "Jerngrep eller silkehanske"?
    • Hall, Jeffrey (2012). Ledelsesrelasjoner under ekstern intervensjon - Om en casestudie i Storbritannia.
    • Ottesen, Eli; Colbjørnsen, Tor; Gunnulfsen, Ann Elisabeth; Hall, Jeffrey Brooks & Jensen, Ruth (2021). Fagfornyelsens forberedelser i praksis: Strategier, begrunnelser, spenninger. Det Utdanningsvitenskapelige fakultet, Universitetet i Oslo. ISSN 978-82-93847-02-1. Full text in Research Archive

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