Associate Professor Sidsel Germeten

Dr Sidsel Germeten is Associate Professor in early childhood and primary education in the Faculty of Teacher Education at Oslo University College, Norway where she ahs worked for the last seven years. Prior to this she was an consultant adviser in Early Childhood Education in The Norwegian Union of Teachers from 1986-94, Teacher and Head teacher in primary school of special Education from 1976-84, and pre-school teacher from 1973.She has written several articles of Early Childhood Education in English and Norwegian. Her doctoral thesis is on the subject freedom and control in the classroom of the 6. Year olds (1-graders in Norway).

Research interests

  • Early Childhood Education
  • Transition from Kindergarden to School
  • Evaluation studies, curriculum studies

Publications in English


Oslo University College,
Department of Teacher Education
Pilestredet 52, 0167