Jeffrey B. Hall

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Biography

Jeffrey B. Hall is Associate Professor (educational leadership, educational law) at the Department of Teacher Education and School Research (ILS). He is also Co-Leader of the Master's Program in Educational Leadership.  Hall's research explores policy, governing, legal issues, curriculum, school inspection and professional norms. He teaches qualitative research methodology and leadership courses and is a coach in the Principals' Training Program. 

Current research projects

PROACT (Professional Actors' Work on Retaining Students in Secondary Education). Project funded by The Research Council of Norway (2020-2024). Project leader (Work package 1). 

EVA2020 (Evaluation of the Curriculum Renewal: Intentions, processes and practices), Work package 2. Project funded by The Norwegian Directorate of Education and Training (2019-2025).

ICCEP (Inter-Cultural Community Evaluation and Planning). Erasmus + project funded by the E.U. Project partners: Dublin City University/Ireland, University of Oslo/Norway, Johannes Kepler University/Austria, Pamukkale University/Turkey, The Inspectorate of Extremadura/Spain (2020-2023). Project leader (Norwegian research team).

Academic positions

  • Associate Professor (tenured) at ILS, UiO (2019-present). Course coordinator, UTLED4225 (Law and educational leadership). Co-Leader, Master's Program in Educational Leadership (2020-present).
  • 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 and school leader (1994-2012) 

Teaching and supervision

UTLED4301UTLED4302,  UTLED4221,  UTLED4223UTLED4225,   UTLED4111BUTLED4090,  UTLED4226BSPED2200UV9920 

Previous:  UTLED4111UV9119, DIDMET4000PPUVEIL4020           

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

Collaboration 

Academic appointments

  • External examiner, BA/MA programs in pedagogy, University of Bergen (2019-2022)
  • Member of board, Nordic network for educational law, Uppsala University (2018-present)
  • Member of board, Educational Law, Faculty of Law/Faculty of Educational Sciences, University of Oslo (2017-present)
  • Reviewer for following journals:

    Journal of Education Policy

    Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research

    Educational Assessment, Evaluation and Accountability

    Studies in Educational Evaluation

    Educational Research Journal

    Nordic Journal of Studies in Educational Policy

    Acta Didactica Norden

 

 

 

     

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

    Publications

    Articles and book chapters

    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. 

    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). 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.

    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. 

    Dissertation and books

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

    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.

    Other

    Hall, J. B. (2013). Henrik Berggren Jessen & Claus 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), s 413- 432 . doi: 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, I:  Styring og ledelse i grunnopplæringen. Spenninger og dynamikker..  Cappelen Damm Akademisk.  ISBN 978-82-02-60554-4.  3.  s 39 - 55
    • Hall, Jeffrey Brooks; Lindgren, Joakim & Sowada, Moritz (2019). Inspectors as information-seekers, In Steven Van de Walle & Nadine Raaphorst (ed.),  Inspectors and Enforcement at the Front Line of Government.  Palgrave Macmillan.  ISBN 978-3-030-04057-4.  3.  s 35 - 58
    • Hall, Jeffrey Brooks (2018). Processes of reforming: The case of the Norwegian state school inspection policy frameworks. Education Inquiry.  ISSN 2000-4508.  9(4), s 397- 414 . doi: 10.1080/20004508.2017.1416247 Full text in Research Archive. Show summary
    • Hall, Jeffrey Brooks (2018). The performative shift: middle leadership 'in the line of fire'. Journal of Educational Administration & History.  ISSN 0022-0620.  50(4), s 364- 378 . doi: 10.1080/00220620.2018.1518317 Full text in Research Archive. Show summary
    • Hall, Jeffrey Brooks (2017). "Governing by templates" through new modes of school inspection in Norway. Journal of educational change.  ISSN 1389-2843.  18(2), s 161- 182 . doi: 10.1007/s10833-017-9295-y Full text in Research Archive.
    • Hall, Jeffrey Brooks (2017). Statlig tilsyn av skoler i Norge: sikring av likeverdig opplæring?, I: Sverker Scheutz (red.),  En likvärdig skola för alla.  Iustus förlag.  ISBN 9789176789940.  2.  s 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 Stephen Ball (ed.),  Governing by numbers: Education, governance, and the tyranny of numbers.  Routledge.  ISBN 9781138701151.  7.  s 131 - 160
    • 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), s 112- 126 . doi: 10.1080/00313831.2015.1120234 Full text in Research Archive.
    • Hall, Jeffrey Brooks (2016). Nasjonalt tilsyn: et skritt fra lovregulering til evaluering av innhold?, I: Kristian Andenæs & Jorunn Møller (red.),  Retten i skolen - mellom pedagogikk, juss og politikk.  Universitetsforlaget.  ISBN 9788215026671.  15.  s 279 - 296
    • Sivesind, Kirsten; Skedsmo, Guri & Hall, Jeffrey Brooks (2016). Et felles nasjonalt tilsyn: Om rammeverk og reformbaner gjennom historien, I: Kristian Andenæs & Jorunn Møller (red.),  Retten i skolen - mellom pedagogikk, juss og politikk.  Universitetsforlaget.  ISBN 9788215026671.  Kapittel 5.  s 99 - 119
    • 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), s 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 s.

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    • Hall, Jeffrey Brooks (2020). Lærerprofesjonen – styring og skjønn [The teaching profession: governance and discretion]..
    • Hall, Jeffrey Brooks (2020, 30. januar). Styring handler ikke bare om kontroll og sanksjoner. [Fagblad].  utdanningsnytt.no.
    • Hall, Jeffrey Brooks & Johansson, Lotta (2020). School Environment Regulation in Transition: Strengthening Individual Rights?.
    • 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 (2019). Ledelse i skolen: Elevenes rettigheter og skolens plikter i forhold til nytt kapittel 9A i opplæringsloven.
    • Hall, Jeffrey Brooks (2019). Legal knowledge and the enactment of educational law - challenges and possibilities for school professionals.
    • Hall, Jeffrey Brooks & Gunnulfsen, Ann Elisabeth (2019). Skolen og personvern: Dilemmaer for ledere og lærere.
    • Hall, Jeffrey Brooks; Lindgren, Joakim & Sowada, Moritz (2019). Information-seeking practices of school inspectors: navigating through state policy.
    • Heie, Magnus & Hall, Jeffrey Brooks (2019, 18. desember). Forskerprofilen: Mellom pedagogikken og jussen. [Internett].  https://www.uv.uio.no/ils/forskning/aktuelt/profiler/2019/.
    • Gunnulfsen, Ann Elisabeth & Hall, Jeffrey Brooks (2018). Ledelse av læreplanarbeid i et juridisk perspektiv.
    • Hall, Jeffrey Brooks (2018). Ledelse i skolen: elevenes rettigheter og skolens plikter. Show summary
    • Hall, Jeffrey Brooks (2018). Nasjonalt tilsyn: skolens plikter og sikring av elevenes rettigheter. Dialog, råd og veiledning under tilsynet.
    • 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 (2018). The role of school inspectors as information-seekers.
    • 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.
    • 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.. [html ]. Show summary
    • Hall, Jeffrey Brooks (2017). "Moving through the checkout line?" Legal standards, performance and state inspection policy.
    • Hall, Jeffrey Brooks (2017). Shifting modes of governing: Reflecting upon state school inspection in Norway.
    • Hall, Jeffrey Brooks (2017). The changing appearance of state school inspection: The Norwegian case.
    • Hall, Jeffrey Brooks (2017). Utdanningsrett og profesjonelle normer: En presentasjon av PRONLED-prosjektet.
    • Nielsen, Sandra Rebekka; Smestad, Trine & Hall, Jeffrey Brooks (2017, 16. mai). Mener myndighetene ikke utnytter skoletilsynet godt nok. [Internett].  http://www.uv.uio.no/ils/forskning/aktuelt.
    • Hall, Jeffrey Brooks (2016). “Moving towards the checkout line”? Norwegian school inspection policy in a process of change.
    • Hall, Jeffrey Brooks (2016). Nasjonalt tilsyn - mellom fag, juss og politikk.
    • Hall, Jeffrey Brooks (2016). Ny tilsynspraksis - tett på skoler og klasserom.
    • Hall, Jeffrey Brooks (2016). State School Inspection - The Norwegian Example. Doktoravhandlinger forsvart ved Det utdanningsvitenskapelige fakultet, Universitetet i Oslo. No. 259.
    • Hall, Jeffrey Brooks (2016). Statlig tilsyn av skoler i Norge: hvor er vi, og hvor går vi?.
    • Johansson, Lotta & Hall, Jeffrey Brooks (2016). Blurred roles and an ethic of tagging along.
    • Hall, Jeffrey Brooks (2015). Governing by feedback through the new state inspection handbook in Norway.
    • Hall, Jeffrey Brooks (2015). Interpreting modes of governing - a conceptual, comparative-historical approach to education policy analysis.
    • Hall, Jeffrey Brooks (2015). Juridisk styring i og av skolen.
    • Hall, Jeffrey Brooks (2015). Juridiske og pedagogiske utfordringer i skolen og barnehagen.
    • 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 (2014). Skoleledelse og juss.
    • Hall, Jeffrey Brooks (2014). State School Inspection Policy in Norway and Sweden: a reconfiguration of governing modes?.
    • 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 as a Regulatory Tool: Institutional expectations from the County Governor inspectors’ and leaders’ point of view.
    • Hall, Jeffrey (2013). Skoleledelse, juss og legal styring.
    • Hall, Jeffrey Brooks (2013). Felles nasjonalt tilsyn - valget mellom kontroll og hjelp til selvhjelp. Bedre Skole.  ISSN 0802-183X.  (4)
    • 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). Henrik Berggren Jessen & Claus Madsen: Ildfast i krydsild - Standhaftig skoleledelse i brændpunktet. Bokanmeldelse. Acta Didactica Norge.  ISSN 1504-9922.  7(1)
    • 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 & 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 & Sivesind, Kirsten (2013). State Inspectoral Systems in Norwegian and Swedish Education: From Politics to Practice - Preliminary Results.
    • Welstad, Trond-Erik & Hall, Jeffrey Brooks (2013). Digital Legal Resources for Use in the Education of School Leaders and Teachers.
    • Hall, Jeffrey (2012). Ledelsesrelasjoner under ekstern intervensjon - Om en casestudie i Storbritannia.
    • Hall, Jeffrey (2012). Nasjonalt tilsyn i Norge og Sverige; "Jerngrep eller silkehanske"?.
    • 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.

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