Heidi Biseth

 

“If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor. If an elephant has its foot on the tail of a mouse and you say that you are neutral, the mouse will not appreciate your neutrality”

-Desmond Tutu

"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world"

-Nelson Mandela

Supervision of students

  • Mahad Awaleh, M.Phil. student in Comparative and International Education, University of Oslo: “Child labour in Bangladesh”, June 2006 – June 2007.
  • Mirja Shahjamal, M.Phil. student in Comparative and International Education, University of Oslo: “Student Politics and Quality education: An Exploratory Study on Dhaka University”, June 2006 – June 2007.
  • Rositsa Kalacheva, M.Phil. student in Comparative and International Education, University of Oslo: “Roma Children in mainstream Bulgarian schools”, June 2006 – August 2008.
  • Svitlana Viktorivna, M.Phil. student in Comparative and International Education, University of Oslo: “An outlook for bilingualism in Ukraine: Balance or conflict between Ukrainian and Russian in Education”, June 2008 – March 2010.
  • Constance Nombeko Pali, Master student in International Education and Development (NOMA), Oslo University College: “Education and Life skills: Learning how to cope with the effects of HIV/AIDS”, June 2008 – May 2009.
  • Ane Aamodt Aadland, Master student in International Education and Development (NOMA), Oslo University College: “Balancing local cultural values and donor expectations in institutional practice: A case study of the NGO Light House as an agent of HIV/AIDS prevention in Bangladesh”, June 2008 – November 2009.
  • Samia Shaheen, M.Phil. student in Comparative and International Education, University of Oslo: “Policies for Immigrant Students in Denmark, Finland and Norway and Immigrant Students` performance in Pisa 2006 in these countries”, June 2008 – December 2010.
  • Anna Garnes Hareide, M.Phil. student in Comparative and International Education, University of Oslo: “The Language-as-a resource orientation: Paving the road to linguistic diversity?”, June 2008 – May 2009.
  • Jeanine Bruun, Master student in Multicultural and International Education, Oslo University College: ““Jeg hadde bare lyst til å leve litt...”: Tematisk livshistorieforskning av frafallsproblematikk i den videregående skolen”, February – May 2009.
  • Vedat Sevincer, M.Phil. student in Comparative and International Education, University of Oslo: “Changing Notion of Citizenship in Greece and Turkey: A Comparative Analysis of Citizenship Policies through Education”, April – November 2009.
  • Sofie Changezi, M.Phil. student in Comparative and International Education, University of Oslo: “Societies in Conflict: The education of young female Hazara Afghan refugees in Quetta, Pakistan – Factors influencing access to basic education”, March – November 2009.
  • Jan Egil Berg, Master student in Multicultural and International Education, Oslo University College: “To Go or Not to Go: Factors Influencing Young, Educated Karen Refugees Considering Resettlement”, October – November 2009.
  • Luka Iganga Hakim, Master student in Multicultural and International Education, Oslo University College: “Democracy and schools in Southern Sudan: A study of the role of primary schools in promoting democracy”, June 2009 – May 2011.
  • Nuha Kamal Tambal, Master student in International Education and Development (NOMA), Oslo University College/Ahfad University for Women (Sudan): ““Though the local community considered us as “dirt”, but we are not”. 10-18 years old Girls of the Street‘s experiences and their impact on identities construction in Omdurman city-Khartoum-Sudan”, June 2009 – May 2011.
  • Rebecca Awut Thon, Master student in International Education and Development (NUCOOP), Oslo University College/Upper Nile University (Sudan): “Gender Gaps in Education in Malakal, South Sudan”, June 2009 – December 2010.
  • Maria Philippa Rossi, Master student in International Education and Development (NOMA), Oslo University College: “Teenage motherhood – dilemma or delight? A study of the life world of adolescent mothers in Buenos Aires”, August 2009 – June 2010.
  • Lisa Waldschmitt, M.Phil. student in Comparative and International Education, University of Oslo: “Education and citizenship in urban Tanzania: A study of secondary student conceptions of democracy and civic engagement”, August 2009 – June 2010
  • Hafsa Nadeem, Masterstudent i pedagogikk, Universitetet i Oslo: “Rådgivning til minoritetselever: En kvalitativ studie av skole- og minoritetsrådgivere ved videregående skoler i Oslo“, Januar 2010 – December 2011.
  • Sharon Carew, M.Phil. student in Comparative and International Education, University of Oslo: “The Persistence of a Stop-Gap Measure: The weight of history, nationalism and the powerful combination of access and denial on the Secondary Entrance Assessment in Trinidad”, March – August 2010.
  • Hanna Lomeland, Master student in Multicultural and International Education, Oslo University College: “Israeli schools as agents of citizenship: The role of history in creating civic identities“, June 2010 – May 2011.
  • Lars Hertaas, Master student in Multicultural and International Education, Oslo University College: “Aid and Higher Education in Ethiopia: Foreign donor’s influence in the higher education system with emphasis on quality”, June 2010 – January 2011.
  • Naciye Buyuckcanga, M.Phil. student in Comparative and International Education, University of Oslo: “Education and conflict resolution in Bosnia-Herzegovina: A comparative study of three schools”, June 2010 – January 2012.
  • Pierre Dielissen, M.Phil. student in Comparative and International Education, University of Oslo: “Education and Democratisation: the road to an active citizenship for all in Malawi?”, June 2010 – June 2011.
  • Vum Khat Pau, Master student in Multicultural and International Education, Oslo and Akershus University College: “Educational Challenges and Ambitions: A Focus on Adult Burmese Refugees in Norway”, June 2010 – May 2012.
  • James Idroy Youngule Tongu, Master student in International Education and Development (NUCOOP), Oslo and Akershus University College/Juba University (South Sudan): “The Role of Government in Promotion of Human Rights Education in Post-Conflict South Sudan”, June 2010 – May 2012.
  • Maha Adam Gamaa, Master student in International Education and Development (NOMA), Oslo and Akershus University College/Ahfad University for Women (Sudan): “Factors Affecting Education Provision and Attainment in the Nomadic Communities: A Case Study of White Nile State in Sudan”, June 2010 – February 2013.
  • Yosra Salah Aldeen Osman Suliman, Master student in International Education and Development (NOMA), Oslo and Akershus University College/Ahfad University for Women (Sudan): “The cultural sensitivity of Training of Trainers (TOT) programs: A case study on NGOs working with HIV/AIDS in Omdurman, Sudan”, July 2010 – August 2013.
  • Morten Stensrud, M.Phil. student in Comparative and International Education, University of Oslo: “The Israel/Palestine conflict viewed from an educational perspective: An investigation of the historical narratives of “the other””, September – December 2010.
  • Ida Solheim, Masterstudent i pedagogikk, Universitetet i Oslo: "Læringssyn: En studie av fremtredende læringssyn i utvalgte barnehager i Dar es Salaam, Tanzania", May 2011 – May 2012.
  • Tatjana Cernakova, M.Phil. student in Comparative and International Education, University of Oslo: “Education for linguistic minorities: A comparative analysis of language and education policies for Polish minority groups in Latvia and Norway”, May 2011 – May 2014.
  • Agyei Lawrence Asafo, M.Phil. student in Comparative and International Education, University of Oslo: “Ethnic diversity and multicultural education in post-colonial Ghana”, May 2011 – December 2013.
  • Agnes Cecilie Hansen, M.Sc. student in Human Rights and Multiculturalism, Buskerud University College: "Forced marriage in a Norwegian context: An evaluation of a policy", October 2011 - May 2012.
  • Tor Erik Fredheim (co-supervisor), M.Sc. student in Human Rights and Multiculturalism, Buskerud University College, “Human Rights and the role of the teacher: Teachers as ombudsmen for the rights of children”, October 2011 – May 2012
  • Li Na Liu, M.Phil. student in Higher Education, University of Oslo, "Students' Value Orientation and Their Learning Behavior to Civic Education: A Case Study of Capital Normal University in China", December 2011 - April 2013.
  • Yuga Juliuos Ebam, Master student in International Education and Development (NUCOOP), Oslo and Akershus University College/Juba University (South Sudan): "Teacher education needs in addressing the challenge of unqualified teachers in South Sudan", January 2012 - February 2013.
  • Germán Andrés Camacho García, M.Phil. student in Comparative and International Education, University of Oslo: "Basic Norwegian Language for children with immigrant background. A comparative study of two primary schools in Oslo", May 2012 – May 2014.
  • Tone Strøm, Master student i utdanningsledelse, Høgskolen i Buskerud og Vestfold: "Opplæring til demokratisk medborgerskap", september 2012 - present.
  • Jocelyne Muhayimana von Hof, Masterstudent i pedagogikk, Universitetet i Oslo: "Kompetanse for mangfold. "Barn er barn": En studie av anerkjennende praksiser i flerspråklige barnehager og skoler", December 2012 - May 2016.
  • Solveig Maria Magerøy, Masterstudent i flerkulturell og internasjonal utdanning, Høgskolen i Oslo og Akershus: "Diskurs og toleranse i menneskerettighetsundervisning: En studie fra norsk videregående skole", January 2013 - May 2014
  • Shaminaz Sultana, M.Phil. student in Comparative and International Education, University of Oslo: "Practicing democratic values in secondary classrooms in Dhaka, Bangladesh", June 2013 – May 2014.
  • Helene Blaschek, Master student in Multicultural and International Education, Oslo and Akershus University College: "What roles can a minority counselor have in a school environment characterized by cultural diversity?", June 2013 - May 2015.
  • Siw Karlsen, M.Sc. student in Human Rights and Multiculturalism, Buskerud and Vestfold University College: "NGOs and government collaborating on the right to education in Tanzania: the role of preventing violence against children", September 2013 - May 2016.
  • Sophie Aoun, M.Sc. student in Human Rights and Multiculturalism, Buskerud and Vestfold University College: "The Search for Milk and Honey: Migration of Ethiopian Female Migrant Domestic Workers in Lebanon", September 2013 - May 2014.
  • Rebecca Annesdatter, M.Sc. student in Human Rights and Multiculturalism, Buskerud and Vestfold University College: "Mediation as a sanction - how to divert young people from an on-going criminal path", September 2013 - November 2015.
  • Maria Løvik, M.Sc. student in Human Rights and Multiculturalism, Buskerud and Vestfold University College: "Human Trafficking with Minor Unaccompanied Asylum Seekers", September 2013 - November 2015.
  • Amélie Lapiere, M.Phil. student in Comparative and International Education, University of Oslo: "Competence for Diversity", June 2014 - May 2016.

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