Constructing 21st Century Teacher Education

The 1st Annual Symposium of the Faculty of Teacher Education and International Studies.

Place: Pilestredet Date and time: Friday 10. November 2017 08:15 - 15.30


08.15: Registration and coffee/tea

Moderator: Dean Knut Patrick Hanevik

08.30: Welcome
Rector Curt Rice  

08.40:The scientific knowledge base for teacher education, linking research and practice
Professor Mikhael Alexandersson , University of Gothenburg  

09.10: Challenges in teacher education in a life-long perspective: A Norwegian overview
State secretary Bjørn Haugstad  

09.40: Dialogue and inclusion: ICT as a tool for fostering new and innovative teaching methods in distance education projects in Nepal and Uganda
Professor Leikny Øgrim and Professor Monica Johansen

10.10: Coffee/tea 

Moderator: Head of Department Gunn Bjørnsen

10.30: Is it all just wishful thinking? Experiences from student exchange and Intercultural competence
Associate Professor Cato Christiansen and Associate Professor Tone Horntvedt

11.00: Making a world of difference: Reflections on student exchange experiences
Former teacher students Nora Hollekim and Anette Skoglund

11.30: ICCS 2016: How well prepared are Norwegian 9th-graders for democratic participation?
PhD candidate Tarjei Helland

12.00: Lunch

Moderator: Vice-Dean Halla B. Holmarsdottir

13.00: Global trends and challenges facing teacher education
Professor Marilyn Cochran-Smith , Cawthorne Professor of Teacher Education for Urban Schools, Director, PhD Program in Curriculum & Instruction, Lynch School of Education, Boston College

14.00: Panel discussion with participation from Prof. Marilyn Cochran-Smith, Associate Prof. Cato Christiansen, a representative from Oslo municipality (TBA), Dean Knut Patrick Hanevik, Study leader Lars Gjelstad, Study leader Emad Al-Rozzi

Discussion led by Vice-Dean Halla B. Holmarsdottir.

15.15: The way forward

15.30: Reception afterwards with light refreshments