- Småbarns læring og utvikling
- Internasjonal utdanning
- Phd.-prosjekt: Impacts of The Oslo Early Education Study Intervention on Adult–Child Interaction Quality During Play Activities in Norwegian Early Childhood Education and Care Settings: A longitudinal study
- Master of Philosophy in Comparative and International Education, UiO (2017)
- Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) Early Childhood Studies, Oxford Brookes University (2014)
Karlsen, L. & Lekhal, R. (2019) Practitioner involvement and support in children’s learning during free play in two Norwegian kindergartens. Journal of Early Childhood Research, 17(3): pp.233-246.