Siri Steffensen Bratlie

Doctoral Research Fellow - Department of Special Needs Education
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Phone +47-22857738
Room 471
Visiting address Sem Sælands vei 7 Helga Engs hus 0371 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1140 Blindern 0318 OSLO
Other affiliations Faculty of Educational Sciences (Student)

Academic interests

  • Bilingualism and Second Language Acquisition
  • Morphological knowledge and morphological interventions
  • The acquisition of lexical knowledge
  • Specific Learning Difficulties
  • Ordinary and special needs education

PhD Project

Enhancing morphological knowledge in primary school children with language minority backgrounds

• Main supervisor: Janne von Koss Torkildsen, Professor at the Department of Special Needs Education, UIO
• Co-supervisor: Monica Melby-Lervåg, Professor at the Department of Special Needs Education, UiO

Teaching and supervision

  • SPED4090 Master’s thesis
  • SPED4400 – Specialization in specific learning difficulties 
  • SPED4010- Philosophy of science, research methods and statistics.
  • SPED 4001/4002 Counselling, innovation and assessment in special needs education
  • SPED3000 - Learning Difficulties and Special Needs Education in a System and Individual Perspective
  • SPED2010 – Didactics and Special Needs Education, Part 1
  • SPED2020 - Didactics and Special Needs Education, Part 2
  • SPED1010- Special Needs Education: Language, Communication and Socialization



  • 2016- PhD,  Department of Special Needs Education
  • 2010-2016 Advisor at The Educational and Psychological Counselling Service (PPT), Eidsvoll kommune
  • 2009-2010 Special needs teacher at Ås skole, Eidsvoll
  • 2006-2009 Special needs teacher at Kjelsås skole, Oslo
  • 2004-2006 MA in Special Needs Education, specific learning difficulties, UiO
  • 2003-2004 Norwegian as Second Language, UiO
  • 1999-2003 General teacher education, Bergen University College



  • Torkildsen, Janne von Koss; Hagtvet, Bente Eriksen; Bratlie, Siri Steffensen; Jarl, Kristensen; Valberg, Åsrun Edvardsen; Røe-Indregård, Hanne; Næss, Kari-Anne Bottegaard; Wie, Ona Bø & Lyster, Solveig-Alma Halaas (2017). Learning Morphology with a Software App: the Effect of Input Variability.

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Published July 6, 2016 8:14 AM - Last modified Jan. 5, 2018 4:29 PM