Project participants from Norway 


This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Ph.D, Hedmark University College, Hamar, Norway 

I work as a teacher educator and researcher at Hedmark University College, Norway. My main research focus is in areas as child language, multilingualism, teacher language awareness, second language teaching and learning.

I am a member of the research group ‘Education and Diversity’ at Hedmark University College. This research group runs research in the field of multiculturalism, plurilingualism and other topics related to diversity in education.


Selected publications:

Alstad, G. T. (2013). Barnehagen som språklæringsarena: En kasusstudie av tre barnehagelæreres andrespråksdidaktiske praksiser. (PhD thesis). Universitetet i Oslo, Humanistisk fakultet.   [Preschool as second language learning environment. A case study of three preschool teachers’ second language teaching practices. University of Oslo, Faculty of Humanities.]

Kulbrandstad, L. I. & Alstad, G. T. ([forthcoming]). Linguistic diversity and literacy practices in early childhood education in Norway. I C. McLachlan & A. Arrow (Red.), Literacy in the early years: reflections on international research and practice. New York: Springer.