Study finds relationships between language proficiency, play and social competency in 2 year-olds.
Elisabeth Brekke Stangeland’s Ph.D. thesis highlights the relationship between language proficiency and social competency in children as young as 2 years and 9 months. This is important knowledge for childcare practitioners who meet these children daily.
VEBB – a central project in Norwegian early education research
Early education and care is a growing area of research in Norway. VEBB is one of eight innovation projects funded by the Norwegian Research Council’s program for research and innovation in education (FINNUT).
Are girls really better at reading than boys – or are the tests painting a false picture?
In reading tests at school, girls tend to be ahead of boys, in all age groups and in all countries. But in young adults, there is suddenly no longer any difference between men’s and women’s reading skills. Why is that? Could the answer be in the way the tests are designed?
The Reading Centre is home to several large, innovative research projects, and has regularly been awarded significant funding from nationally competitive research funding schemes.
Our research concerns language and literacy development and assessment in educational contexts, from kindergarten to workplaces.
Theoretically and methodologically the centre displays a broad fan of approaches to different aspects of literacy.
Read more about research at the Reading Centre.