Hayley Bentham, Department of Mathematical Sciences and Technology will defend her PhD thesis "An Investigation of Education for Sustainable Development. Interpretation and Implementation at a Teacher Education Institution in South Africa", on 18 December 2015.
Norwegian title of PhD thesis
"En undersøkelse av utdanning for bærekraftig utvikling - tolkning og implementering i en lærerutdanningsinstitusjon i Sør-Afrika"
Prescribed subject of the trial lecture
"How far can universities be learning organisations in the vanguard of societal change - or is their practice inevitably shaped and constrained by external policy?"
Time and place for the trial lecture and the public defence
Friday December 18, 2015 at Vitenparken, Fredrik A. Dahlsvei 8, 1430 ÅS
11:00 Trial lecture
12:00 Lunch break
13:00 Public defence
First opponent: Professor Stephen Sterling, Plymouth University, UK
Second opponent: Senior Lecturer, Dr. Per Sund, Mälardalen University, Sweden
Coordinator: Associate Professor Birgitte Bjønness, Department of Mathematical Sciences and Technology, NMBU
Associate Professor Astrid Tonette Sinnes, Department of Mathematical Sciences and Technology, NMBU (Main supervisor)
Associate Professor Sigrid Marie Gjøtterud, Department of Mathematical Sciences and Technology, NMBU (Co-supervisor)
The doctoral thesis is available for public review at the NMBU library.
Thesis number 2015:83, ISSN 1894-6402, ISBN 978-82-575-1318-4.