The Norwegian National Research School in Teacher Education

NAFOL is a national research school offering specialised education and training in the thematic fields of pre-school, school and teacher education, and was established to strengthen a research based perspective in the fields mentioned.

NAFOL is organised as a partnership between 7 Norwegian univer­sities and 12 university colleges, and is co-ordinated by the Faculty of Social Sciences and Technology Management, at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in Trondheim.

NAFOL gets support from NFR and is directly under PRAKUT research program.

NAFOL aims to provide PhD candidates with

  • Seminars
  • Conferences – national and international – in Norway
  • Economic support related to the above activities
  • Economic support related to research periods abroad

Lectures, discussions and written material connected to the seminars and conferences will be in Norwegian (as a main rule).

NAFOL receives funding from the Norwegian Research Council from 2010 through 2021.

Read more about NAFOL`s main goal