Bernadette Hörmann

Postdoctoral Fellow - Department of Education
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Visiting address Sem Sælands vei 7 Helga Engs hus 0317 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1092 Blindern 0317 OSLO

Academic Interests

  • Education policy (school accountability, standardisation, international student assessment) from an international and comparative perspective
  • «Didactics», curriculum theory, education theory («Bildung»)
  • Students’ lived experience of schooling, theory of the lifeworld

Current activities

  • Postdoc-project: “Externalization in curriculum-making processes. A comparative study of the Norwegian “Knowledge Promotion Reform” (LK06-16) and the Austrian implementation of achievement standards for basic education”
  • Member of the project “Transnational Knowledge Networks and Policy Coalitions. Social Network Analyses of the 2016 Norwegian School Reform” (led by Kirsten Sivesind, Gita Steiner-Khamsi)

Completed projects

  • NOESIS (Evaluation of an Austrian school reform, University of Vienna)
  • “All Aboard the Good Ship Schooling? Marginalization in an Era of School Accountability” (PhD Project)


  • 2017 - Postdoctoral fellow, University of Oslo, Department of Education
  • 2017 - Associate Professor, NTNU Trondheim, Department of Teacher Education
  • 2015 - PhD, University of Vienna
  • 2007-2013 - Research assistant, University of Vienna, Department of Education
Tags: Education, Fundamental questions in education, Comparative and international studies
Published Oct. 25, 2017 2:11 PM - Last modified Sep. 23, 2019 12:34 PM