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

 

Work experience:

* Associate Professor,University College of Southeast Norway, Faculty of Humanities and Education, August 2012 - present

* Head of Department, Department of Human Rights, Ethics and Diversity, Faculty of Humanities and Education, Buskerud and Vestfold University College, January - August 2014

* Head of Studies, MSc in Human Rights and Multiculturalism, Buskerud and Vestfold University College, January - August 2014

* Senior Advisor International Education and Development, Save the Children Norway, August 2012 - September 2013

* Assistant Professor, Buskerud University College, Faculty of Education, September 2011 - July 2012.

* Assistant Professor (temporary position August 2010 – September 2011), Oslo University College, Faculty of Education and International Studies, Master in Multicultural and International Education

* Research fellow, Oslo University College, Faculty of Education, January 2007 – June 2011

* Lecturer at a Master’s Programme in International Education and Development (NUCOOP), Juba, South Sudan, 2010 and 2011

* Administrative NOMA coordinator at Oslo University College, Faculty of Education related to the Master's Programme in International Education and Development, January 2007 – November 2008

* Organizer of the Pestalozzi seminar on “Interculturalism, Democracy and Human Rights in Education”, 2008 (www.hio.no/pestalozzi)

* Senior Executive Officer, Institute for Educational Research, University of Oslo, May 2005 - December 2006. Administrative coordinator of M.Phil. in Comparative and International Education and M.Phil. in Higher Education, responsible for exchange agreements, exchange students and internationalization of studies

* Secretary, Torshov kompetansesenter, 1996 - 1999

* Administrative position, Fylkesbarnevernet i Vestfold, 1994

* Administrative position, Fylkesbarnevernet i Vestfold, fosterhjemsseksjonen, 1992 - 1994

* Administrative position, Holtanløkka kortidsinstitutsjon barn 0-12 år, 1990 - 1994

* Administrative position, Oslo Overformynderi, 1987 - 1989

* Administrative position, Fylkeslandbrukskontoret i Vestfold, 1986 - 1987

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