Norwegian University of Science and Technology - NTNU
The Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) is headquartered in Trondheim and has additional campuses in Gjøvik and Ålesund. With a student body of 43,000 and 8,050 full-time equivalent staff members, NTNU is renowned for its main focus on science and technology. However, the university also offers a diverse range of study programs that encompass the humanities, social sciences, economics, medicine, health sciences, educational science, architecture, entrepreneurship, art, disciplines, and artistic activities.
NTNU is dedicated to innovative education, particularly in utilising active student involvement and digitalization as effective learning methods. At the Department of Teacher Education (ILU), students receive research-based education that is directly applicable to the teaching profession. Through the programs offered, students acquire a comprehensive understanding of educational theory and practice, subject knowledge, and didactics, and develop critical thinking skills, ethical decision- making abilities, and professional judgement necessary for their future careers.
Moreover, the Department of Teacher Education contributes to advancing knowledge regarding the characteristics of high-quality schools and education. Our research endeavours adhere to the principles of academic freedom and take place within academic communities that boast exceptional expertise in their respective fields.