NAFOL congratulates

Camilla Jørgensen

The trial lecture and the public defence of the thesis was 17 January 2014.

The Norwegian National Graduate School in Teacher Education - NAFOL

NAFOL is a national graduate school offering specialised education and training in the thematic fields of pre-school, school and teacher education, and was established to strengthen a research based perspective in the fields mentioned.

NAFOL is organised as a partnership between 7 Norwegian univer­sities and 17 university colleges, and is co-ordinated by the Faculty of Social Sciences and Technology Management, at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in Trondheim.

NAFOL  gets support from NFR and is directly under PRAKUT research program.

NAFOL aims to provide PhD students with

  • - Seminars
  • - Conferences - national and international - in Norway
  • - Economic support related to the above activities
  • - Economic support related to research periods abroad

Lectures, discussions and written material connected to the seminars and conferences will be in Norwegian (as a main rule).

NAFOL receives funding from the Norwegian Research Council from 2010 through 2016.

Read more about NAFOL`s main goal here.

NAFOL's national conference 21 May 2014 in Tromsø

NAFOL invites to an national conference: Once a teacher - always a teacher?
Read more





Here is a slideshow from NAFOL's latest seminar.

NAFOLstudent of the week
Kristin Vindhol Evensen

Kristin Vindhol Evensen has through practical work and studies focused on the possibilities of seeing the body as communicative and experiencing, in particular focusing on preschool children and pupils with disabilities. 1.4.2013 she started her PHD in Norwegian school of sports and science.  By working with the approach to the problem “A case study of pupils with intellectual disabilities and their experiences of participation in physical education”, Evensen seeks to illustrate how physical education can contribute to learning and development for the group.


Read more

NAFOL congratulates

Liv Torunn Eik

The trial lecture and the public defence of the thesis was 30 January 2014.

Visiting professor

Gert Biesta

Professor of Educational Theory and Policy at the University of Luxembourg.