Peter Nicolai Aashamar

Doctoral Research Fellow - Institutt for lærerutdanning
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Visiting address Moltke Moes vei 35 Niels Henrik Abels Hus Blindern 0317 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1099 Blindern 0317 Oslo
Other affiliations Faculty of Educational Sciences (Student)

Academic Interests

Aashamar’s field of study is social studies education. Research interests are democratic citizenship education, classroom discourse and quality in classroom instruction. 


Aashamar has worked as a high school teacher in social science and Norwegian since 2017. He holds a master’s degree in social didactics from the University of Oslo where he explored data from the video study Linking Instruction and Student Experiences (LISE) examining   democratic aspects of classroom discourse. He has worked as a research assistant at the University of Oslo between 2016 and 2019.

PhD Dissertation 

A comparative perspective on classroom practises related to democratic citizenship education across Nordic countries. Video observation of civic practises in instructional activities. The PhD thesis is part of Nordic Centre of Excellence Qaulity in Nordic Teaching (QUINT)
Supervisors: tba


Aashamar, Peter; Mathé, Nora Elise Hesby & Brevik, Lisbeth M. (2018). Diskusjon som flerfaglig demokratisk ferdighetBedre Skole.  ISSN 0802-183X.  (3), s 31- 35


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