The event will be live-streamed. The link to the live stream will be available here closer to the event.
Preliminary Programme - Updated 28.01.22
Director of the QUINT Centre Kirsti Klette’s opening remarks.
Part I – Presentations by QUINT researchers about the impact that the pandemic has had on schools in the Nordic countries. From papers published in Education in the North special issue: Nordic values and schooling during COVID-19.
Ane Qvortrup – Professor in Education at University of Southern Denmark, Denmark "Long-term consequences of COVID-19 on students' well-being and values"
Hermína Gunnþórsdóttir – Professor at University of Akureyri, Iceland "Teachers in new situations during the COVID-19 period: impact on professional collaboration and quality of teaching."
Anna Slotte – University Lecturer at University of Helsinki & Marie Nilsberth – Associate Professor in Educational Work at Karlstad University, Sweden (joint presentation). "Classrooms going online: Nordic lower secondary teachers' readiness at the COVID-19 outbreak."
Marte Blikstad-Balas – Professor at University of Oslo, Norway. "Individualised home-schooling - at odds with the equity ambitions in the Nordic model of education?"
Part II – Panel discussion with Nordic politicians and school leaders on the education measures taken in each country during the pandemic.
Guri Melby – MP, Minister of Education in Norway 2020-2021.
Gunilla Svantorp – MP, and speaker for the education committee in Sweden.
Steffen Handal – President of the Norwegian Teachers’ Union since 2016.
(TBC) Ragnar Þór Pétursson – Leader of the Icelandic Teachers’ Union since 2017.