Department of Education

Professor Sølvi Lillejord

Honorary Research Fellow

  • Email sl@rcn.no

Sølvi Lillejord, Director, Knowledge Centre for Education, the Research Council of Norway.

Teacher (1982-1992), School Leader (1992-95). Dr. Philos. 2000 and Professor in Education from 2004 at the University of Bergen (1995-2010); Head of Department, University of Oslo (2010-2012). Visiting Researcher: 2002/03: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill and Stanford University.

Lillejord has established research groups, supervised PhD-students and established regional and national research schools in education. Established and ran a national programme for school leaders, and was funded for 12 years to build research capacity in the Southern African region. In 2011, external member of a panel reviewing the Department of Education, University of Oxford. In 2015, external member of a review panel evaluating TIER, Top Institute for Evidence Based Education Research in the Netherlands. Sølvi Lillejord is a member of AERA and EARLI. She has published in journals such as Journal of Education and Work, Journal of International Cooperation in Education, International Journal of Web Based Communities, International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education.

Research

  • Systematic reviews – format development
  • School leadership, organizational learning
  • Assessment (teacher assessment and school evaluation)

Publications

  • Lillejord, S., Børte, K., Halvorsrud, K., Ruud E. & Freyr, T. (2015). Tiltak med positiv innvirkning på barns overgang fra barnehage til skole. En systematisk kunnskapsoversikt (Measures with positive impact on transition from Kindergarten to school. A systematic review). Oslo: Kunnskapssenter for utdanning. www.kunnskapssenter.no
  • Lillejord, S., Halvorsrud, K., Ruud, E. Freyr, T., Morgan, K., Manger, T., Eikeland, O. J., Hauge, T. E. & Homme, A. (2015): Frafall i videregående opplæring. En systematisk kunnskapsoversikt (Dropout in upper secondary. A systematic review) Oslo. Kunnskapssenter for utdanning. www.kunnskapssenter.no
  • Lillejord, S. & Børte, K. (2014). Partnerskap i lærerutdanningen. En forskningskartlegging (Partnership in teacher education. A research mapping). Oslo: Kunnskapssenter for utdanning. www.kunnskapssenter.no
  • Lillejord, S., Børte, K., Ruud, E., Hauge, T. E., Hopfenbeck, T. N., Tolo, A., Fischer-Griffiths, P. & Smeby, J.-C. (2014) Former for lærervurdering som kan ha positiv innvirkning på skolens kvalitet: En systematisk kunnskapsoversikt. (Teacher evaluation with positive impact on quality in school. A systematic review) Oslo: Kunnskapssenter for utdanning, www.kunnskapssenter.no
  • Hopfenbeck, T. N. and Lillejord, S. (2013). Vurdering etter Kunnskapsløftet, in Krumsvik, R. and Säljö, R. (eds.): Praktisk-pedagogisk utdanning Bergen: Fagbokforlaget pp.229-253
  • Olsen, R. V., Hopfenbeck, T., and Lillejord, S. (2013). Elevenes læringssituasjon etter Kunnskapsløftet, i: Norsk Pedagogisk Tidsskrift 97 (6) 355-369
  • Olsen, R. V., Hopfenbeck, T., Lillejord, S. and Roe, A. (2012). Elevenes læringssituasjon etter innføringen av ny reform. Synteserapport fra evalueringen av Kunnskapsløftet. Acta Didactica 1/ 2012. ILS, UiO.
  • Dysthe, O. & Lillejord, S. (2012). From Humboldt to Bologna: Using peer-feedback to foster productive writing practices among online master students, in: International Journal of Web Based Communities, invited article in special issue: Participation in online learning communities. Vol 8, No 4, pp: 471-485.
  • Dale, E. L., Gilje, N. og Lillejord, S. (2011). Å gjennomføre utdanningsreformer – i kunnskapssamfunnet. (Implementation of educational reforms) Oslo: Cappelen Akademisk
  • Lillejord, S. (2011). Kunsten å være rektor (The art of leadership), i: Møller, J. og Ottesen. E. (red.): Rektor som sjef og leder. Oslo: Universitetsforlaget. 284-301.
  • Riese, H. Samara. A. and Lillejord, S. (2012). Peer relations in peer learning. International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education, 25(5), 601-624 http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09518398.2011.605078
  • Hattingh, A. & Lillejord, S. (2011). A networked pathway to the PhD: The African-Norwegian case of Productive Learning Cultures, in Perspectives of Education 29 (3) pp. 100-110.
  • Lillejord, S., Hopfenbeck, T. N. and Dale, E. L. (2010). Et kunnskapsløft for kunnskapssamfunnet? Editorial, in: Acta Didactica (adno.no), artikkel nr. 14/2010. http://adno.no/index.php/adno/article/view/167/170
  • Lillejord, S., Manger, T. & Nordahl, T, (2010). Livet i skolen II. Grunnbok i pedagogikk og elevkunnskap. Lærerprofesjonalitet. Bergen: Fagbokforlaget. Own contribution: Chapter 1. To become a teacher (with T. Manger), Chapter 2: Social learning practices (with T. Manger and T. Nordahl), Chapter 6: School leadership, Chapter 8: Collaboration in schools (with T. Manger and T. Nordahl) and Chapter 9: Teacher professionalism (with T. Manger). Published in Swedish and Danish 2013
  • Dysthe O., Lillejord, S., Wasson B. and Vines A. (2010). “Productive E-feedback in Higher Education – Two models and Some Critical Issues” in: Ludvigsen, S., A. Lund & R. Säljö (Eds.): Learning across sites: New Tools, Infrastructures and Practices Routledge. pp. 243-258. ISBN 0415581761
  • Jenssen, E. and Lillejord, S. (2009). Tilpasset opplæring: Politisk dragkamp om pedagogisk praksis. Acta Didactica. Vol. 3, no. 1, pp. 1-15.
  • Manger, T., Lillejord, S., Nordahl, T. & Helland, T. (2009): Livet i skolen I. Grunnbok i pedagogikk og elevkunnskap. Bergen: Fagbokforlaget. Own contribution (80 pages): Chapter 1 (with T. Manger): Introduction; Chapter 2: Socialisation; Chapter 4: Inclusive school and Chapter 8: Sociocultural theory. Published in Swedish and Danish in 2013
  • Lillejord, S. & Dysthe, O. (2009). “Productive Horizontal Learning: Epilogue”, in: Krumsvik, R. (ed.): Learning in the Network Society and the Digitized School. Nova Science Publishers. pp. 311-313.
  • Lillejord, S. & Dysthe, O. (2008). “Productive Learning Practice. A theoretical discussion based on two cases” in: Journal of Education and Work. 21 (1) pp. 75-89
  • Westrheim, K. & Lillejord, S. (2007): “A Zone for Deliberation? Methodological challenges in fields of political unrest”, in. Policy Futures in Education. vol. 5 (3) pp. 373-385.
  • Tolo, A. & S. Lillejord (2006): “Ledelse i en multikulturell skole” i: Norsk pedagogisk tidsskrift (med referee) nr. 2/06 pp. 120-132.
  • Blignaut, A. S. & Lillejord, S. (2006): “Lessons from a cross-cultural learning community” in South African Journal of Higher Education. Special Issue. Vol. 19.  pp. 168-185.
  • Hattingh, A. & Lillejord, S. (2005): “Productive Learning Cultures: An African-Norwegian collaboration balancing academic quality with substantial support” Invited article in: Journal of International Cooperation in Education Vol. 8 No. 1. Special issue: International Cooperation in Science and Mathematics Education in   Africa.   Hiroshima University: Centre for the Study of International Cooperation in Education (CICE).
  • Lillejord, S. (2005): “Hva er pedagogisk kunnskap? Et eksempel fra praktisk-pedagogisk utdanning” (What is educational knowledge?). i: Nordisk Pedagogikk vol. 25, nr. 2/2005, pp. 81-94.
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