Field of work

Liv Torunn Grindheimn is a core researcher, and a co-leader of WP 6 Conditions for childrens exploration, at KINDknow - Kindergarten Knowledge Centre for Systemic Research on Diversity and Sustainable Futures and the leader of the research group Kindergarten as formative educational arena - children's, student's and teacher's activity

Her research is informed by children's sociology, cultural-historical approach, philosophy and critical ethnography. Her aims are to contribute to national, international and transdisciplinary approaches to sustainability for children's contemporary and future lives.

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
  • exploration
Research groups

Selected publications