Field of work

Teaches geography in teacher edcuation.

Leader of the research group COMPARE - 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


  • Addressing Coloniality & the Awakening of post-colonial perspectives in teacher education

    Eidsvik, Erlend (2021)
  • Geografi og berekraft i grunnskulen. Nye muligheter for geografisk danning?

    Eidsvik, Erlend (2021)
  • How to reduce a discipline: The fate of geography in the recent Norwegian curriculum renewal

    Eidsvik, Erlend (2021)
  • 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 (2021)
  • Aktør digitalt [læreverk i samfunnsfag for ungdomstrinnet]. URL:

    Borge, Julie Ane Ødegaard, Dybvig, Kjersti, Eidsvik, Erlend, Helgesen, Espen, Isaksen, Hege Christine, Andersen, Gidske Leknæs (2020)
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