Background and activities

Departmental examinations manager, Department of Teacher Education (ILU). 

Main tasks:

  • Coordinating exam logistics and examination schedule at departmental level, some curriculum revision.  
  • Digitalisation of exam work processes and the development of exam work routines. 
  • Coordinating external examiners, the registration of mandatory assignments and grade complaint applications.
  • Processing suspicions of plagierism.
  • Some special needs accomodation for departmental exams. 
  • Various exam-related administration. 
  • General administrative procedures. 
  • (Formerly executive officer for the Teacher Education Maths Preparatory Course).

Positions of trust:

  • Elected aministrative boardmember, Teacher Education Department Board. 
  • Executive coordinator for the exams' forum at the Faculty of Social and Educational Sciences. 

Areas of expertise:

  • FS (student database) - former system supervisor. EPhorte (archives and correspondance system), Excel, Inspera Assesment (digital exams system). 
  • Educational laws and regulations, complaints processing, special needs accomodation applications. 
  • Project management, recruitment, teaching practice administration. 
  • Written and oral communication in Norwegian and English. 

Work experience and education:

  • University college and university administration, from 2013. 
  • Teacher of Norwegian for foreign language speakers, University college teacher, upper secondary school teacher, language consultant, university researcher. 
  • Cand.Mag. at the NTNU, MA (Medieval English) at the University of Nottingham and Teacher Education at the NTNU. 

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


  • Ellingsve, Eli Johanne; Saksvik, Sunniva. (2009) Trønderord for trøndermat. Språk som diskursivt element i en opplevelsesnæring. 2009. ISBN 978-82-303-1276-6.
  • Saksvik, Sunniva. (2007) Bakerovner : på oppdrag av interregprosjektet "Søke gammelt - skape nytt". 2007. ISBN 9788278771624.