Field of work

Liv Torunn Grindheimn has several years of experiences as a kindergarten teacher. She has been employed at Western Norway University of Sciences, campus Bergen since 2005, and did her PhD at NTNU Norwegian University of Science and Tecnology, 2014.

She is the leader of WP 6 Conditions for childrens exploration at KINDknow - Kindergarten Knowledge Centre for Systemic Research on Diversity and Sustainable Futures.


Courses taught

  • Bachelor: Sustainable development by involvement
  • Master: Kindergarten Knowledge
  • MBA511 Kindergarten as arena for cultural formation and kindergarden teachers' professional assignment

Research areas

  • play
  • children as citizens
  • sustainable education
  • early childhood education

Research groups

Selected publications