PhD Candidate

Eyolf Thovsen Nysæther

Field of work

Ph.D fellow in Music Education (Musikk pedagogikk). My Ph.D project is a mixed-method study in the new 5-year General Teacher Education with music specialism in Norway. The focus is on the pre-service music student teachers. Their background, competance, motivation, assessment of their education, their beliefs and their prospects for the future as a generalist music teacher in primary schools. 

My theory foundations is Cultural-Historical Activity History, Socio-Cultural Theory, Critical Pedagogy, Public Pedagogy and Educational Philosophy. 

I'm part of the research project Music Teacher Education for the Future (FUTURED) Which is a NFR funded project initiated by HVL and OsloMET.