Research at the Education Section is characterized by theoretical and empirical analyses of education in practical, institutional, professional and scientific forms.

The research at the Education Section focuses on understanding the significance of education in formal and informal contexts and different institutional settings for children, young people and adults. It focuses on understanding educational problems, programmes, interventions, debates and phenomena in relation to social, cultural and political processes.

The section has strong cooperation and interaction with external partners, especially the university colleges in connection with their teacher and preschool-teacher educational programmes.

Staff at the Education Section

Research groups

Children, Media and Culture
Contact:  Trine Øland 

The History and Sociology of Welfare Work
Contact:  Trine Øland