Background and activities

Teaching

Culture, English 1-7, 5-10, 8-13

Assessment of teaching practice students

Interests

Indigenous peoples, both in Norway and internationally

Intercultural competence

Multiculturalism

 

Member of the Decolonial Research Group

Leader of research group: Indigenous Topics in Education

 

Activities

Presentation at Colonial Entanglements: Institutions, Memory, Resistance (12-13 September 2018) - “Approaches to teaching about Indigenous peoples in Norwegian secondary schools”

 

Presentation at Practical Pedagogies, Cologne, Germany (1-2 November 2018) – “Indigenous Knowledge in the Classroom)

 

Submitted chapter to upcoming book International Perspectives on Interculturality in English Language Teaching (due 2019/2020) - “Promoting intercultural understanding in textbooks – which lessons can be learnt from representations in EFL textbooks in Norwegian schools?”

 

Lecture 2 year GLU, NTNU as part of Multicultural Week (18 March 2019) – “What do we teach about Indigenous people? How should we teach about them?”

 

Presented at DENOR workshop – Decolonial perspectives on education (4-5 April 2019) – “How should textbook used in English teaching in Norwegian schools teach pupils about Indigenous people’s history and culture?”