Knowledge in Schools (Kunnskap i skolen) - KiS - is a strategic and multi-disciplinary cooperation between five faculties at the University of Oslo; the Faculty of Education, the Faculty of Humanities, the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, the Faculty og Social Sciences and the Faculty of Law. The Department of Public and International Law is the programme partner department at the Faculty of Law.
The cross-disciplinary research field "KiS", Knowledge in Schools, is divided into three thematic areas of research:
Natural Sciences and Mathematics in Education
This area of researc draws together researchers from the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences and the Faculty of Education. The leaders of this area are Professor Marianne Ødegaard and Ellen Karoline Henriksen (Natural Sciences) and post.doc Ole Kristian Bergem and Associate Professor Liv Sissel Grønmo (Mathematics)
Language in Education
This area of research draws together researchers from two faculties, the Faculty of Educational Sciences and the Faculty of Humanities. The leaders of this thematic area is Professors Hilde Hasselgård and Professor Rita Hvistendahl
School Governance, Educational Leadership and Organization
This third thematic area of research draws together researchers from three faculties, the Faculty of Educational Sciences, the Facutly of Social Sciences and the Faculty of Law. The leaders of this area are post. doc Helga Aune and researcher Trond Welstad and Associate Professor Eli Ottesen and Professor Jorunn Møller.