While Nordic teachers are good at creating a supportive classroom climate, they struggle with providing instructional strategies that support students’ independent skills and learning.
The University of Oslo is awarding Professor Pamela Grossman an honorary doctorate for her outstanding work in the educational sciences. Professor Grossman’s work has been influential in forming the theoretical and methodological foundation for several QUINT projects, particularly LISA-Nordic and VIST.
Berglind Gísladóttir (University of Iceland) and Birna Svanbjörnsdóttir (University of Akureyri) were in Norway recently to discuss their proposed study with QUINT researchers based at the University of Oslo.
At two events this April, QUINT affiliates presented findings and exchanged knowledge with education researchers in North America.
After a long hiatus due to COVID restrictions, the QUINT researcher mobility program is up and running again.
INTERVIEW: Marte Blikstad-Balas and Michael Tengberg discuss Ways of Analyzing Teaching Quality: Potentials and Pitfalls, a book with origins at the QUINT centre.
On March 16, 2022 QUINT Director Kirsti Klette participated in a panel debate at Örebro University for the conference Teacher education of the future, together with guests from Finland and Sweden.
Honorary doctor with a focus on the classroom.
QUINT researchers are well represented at the AERA Conference 2022 "Cultivating Equitable Education Systems for the 21 Century", 21-26 April.
What have the Nordic countries learned from their experience of schooling during COVID-19? On February 17, the QUINT Centre brought together researchers and key education stakeholders from across the Nordic region to discuss this question.
When the COVID-19 pandemic first began causing temporary school closures, the shift to remote learning was quick and often dramatic. Teachers, students and parents all had to drastically adjust to the new situation. So too, did researchers studying teaching in Nordic schools.
The inter-faculty QUALI-FAIR hub will work on making qualitative and context-sensitive research data more available to researchers.