Jon Magne Vestøl

Professor of Religious and Moral Education
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Phone + 47 22844595
Room 326
Visiting address Niels Henrik Abels hus 3 etasje

Jon Magne Vestøl PhD is professor of religious and moral education at the Department of teacher education and school research.


Educational background:

Ph. D. (Dr. Polit.) in Moral Education

M.A. in Theology and Ethics

B.A. in Theology, Norwegian Language & Litterature, History of Religion

Research interests:

Moral and Religious Education

Formal and Informal Learning

Sociocultural Perspectives on Knowledge & Learning

Teacher Education

Current activities:

Research on textbook religion and lived religion

Research on design and quality in teacher education

Main administrative tasks:

Work Package 5 in ProTed - Centre for Professional Learning in Teacher Education 

Teaching and supervision:

Teaching and supervising master and doctoral students in religious and moral education

Completed projects:

Relations and principles in moral education. Doctoral research project and thesis. Results published in Norwegian version only.

Design aspects in textbooks of Teacher Education


 Other functions:

Vice Dean for Studies at The Faculty of Education 2017-2020

Published Aug. 6, 2010 9:20 AM - Last modified Jan. 11, 2021 9:57 AM


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