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Karen Bjerg Petersen

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Karen Bjerg Petersen
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Academic records:

2014-2022. Editor and coeditor of Danish and international research anthologies:

  • Forthcoming: Teacher Ethics and Quality
  • 2021: Rethinking in Light of Global Challenges: Scandinavian Perspectives on Culture, Society, and The Anthropocene; Routledge
  • 2015: Perspectives on Inclusion; DPU, Aarhus University
  • 2014: Evidence and Evidence-based Education in Denmark, DPU Aarhus University

2010-2021: Editor in-chief: Journal of the International Society for Teacher Education

2017: Head of conference "International Society for Teacher Education", in Denmark

2017-2022: Academic commitee of ISfTE

2018-2022: Secretary General Assistant, International Society for Teacher Education

Research Leader records:  

Learning and Bildung in time of Globalisation - 2017-2020

Less advantaged learners - Pedagogy on the Edge - 2016-2020

Informal is Normal - on informal and alternative education - European Project 2015-2016

Cn Informal and Intercultural learning among Young Europeans from six European Countries - The Anholt Project, 2013-2014/15

Digital Media - IT in Second Language learning and Teaching, 2012-2014

E-NORDIC - E-learning in Scandinavian languages as Foreign and Second languages, 2009-2011


Teaching Records:

Master of Arts in Education

Master of Arts in Second Language Learning and Teaching

Master of Arts in Intercultural Education

Master of Arts in Educational Anthropology


Research areas:



Less advantaged learners

Informal and intercultural learning

Second Language teaching and learning

Curriculum Studies

Culture Education - Culture Theory

Testing and benchmarking - Education Policy



Partner and project participant/leader i Danish, European and International projects and collaborations:

2021-2024: Futures of Education, Cultural Diversity, Imaginations and Collective Transformations in Time of the Anthropocene - NSU, Circle 8

2019 -2021: Fulton - investigations of underserved students

2017-2020: Learning and Bildung in time of Globalisation

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