The research of the Faculty of Education covers different topics relevant for our education programmes. We have extensive research and development work / artistic development work. The main part of the work is collected in the department's interdisciplinary research groups.

Main projects

Research teams

Several of the department's professional staff are also involved in external research groups; at other departments at Østfold University College or in external research groups.

Strategic priority

In addition to the research groups, the department participate in both of the university's R&D priority areas:

The departement had the main responisibility for one of the university's earlier R&D priority area: A school for the knowledge society: knowledge development for 5-year teacher education (SKuL). Please contact professor Hilde Wågsås Afdal for more information about SKuL. 

R & D manager

Our Faculty's R & D manager is Arnstein Hjelde.