Background and activities

May Britt Postholm, is professor of pedagogy and qualitative research method at the Department of Teacher Education, NTNU. She has a teacher education and 14 years of teaching experience from the lower secondary school. Postholm has published books and a number of articles dealing with teaching and learning, both nationally and internationally, and several method books dealing with qualitative methodologies. Postholm has taken several method courses at PhD level at Stanford University, California. She has method teaching at both master's and PhD level. Postholm is the leader of the LAB-TEd project funded by the Norwegian Research Council. The project usees Cultural Historical Acitivty Theory as the theoreticl framework. Postholm had used the methodology of formative intervention is several developmental research projects. Postholm led the group at NTNU, which coordinated the national initiative Youth Stages in Development towards all higher education institutions in Norway. Postholm actively participates in the decentralized competence development in schools in Norway.

Scientific, academic and artistic work

A selection of recent journal publications, artistic productions, books, including book and report excerpts. See all publications in the database

Journal publications