Field of work

Teaches geography and didactics in teacher edcuation, Master and PhD-courses.

Leader of the research group COMPETE - Comparative perspectives in Education

Project leader, UTFORSK project on joint master exchange with partners in South Africa

Professor II in geography, UiT - The Arctic University of Norway

Courses taught

  • Climate and sustainability
  • Place and the didactics of place
  • Geography didactics
  • PhD 911 Non-Western Educational Philosophy and Policy

Research areas

  • Geography didactics and the epistemology of geogphray
  • Colonial history and postcolonial representations
  • Climate and sustainability in education

Research groups

Selected publications

  • Discourses of climate change education: The case of geography textbooks for secondary and higher secondary education in South Africa and Norway

    Trædal, Leif Tore, Eidsvik, Erlend, Manik, Sadhana (2022)
  • Fagfornying, berekraft og geografisk danning

    Eidsvik, Erlend (2020)
  • Verda og vi. Innføring i geografi

    Eidsvik, Erlend, Kolstad, Erik Wilhelm, Nielsen, Pål Ringkjøb, Vågenes, Vibeke (2019)
  • Globale og lokale utfordringer i det 21. århundre - behov for revitalisering i skolefaget Geografi i Skandinavia?: Kunnskapsstatus for Geografifaget i den norske skolen

    Ryan, Anne Wally, Andersen, Hans Petter, Eidsvik, Erlend (2019)
  • Academia in the context of constraint and a performative SDG agenda: A perspective on South Africa

    Maistry, Suriamurthee, Eidsvik, Erlend (2017)