School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Birna María B. Svanbjörnsdóttir

Associate Professor

Location

  • O210
  • Sólborg

Office hours

By appointment

Specialisation

School improvement Professional develmopment Professional learning communities Teamwork and collaboration Teacher education Action research Mentoring

General information

Courses

SST0156160
Communication, Discussion Techniques and Cooperation with Parents
SOS1510160
Professional Development and School Community
UÞL1510160
Structuring and Developing a Learning Community
SOS1510160
Professional Development and School Community

Education

2015
University of Iceland, Doktorspróf PhD in education
2005
University of Akureyri, Meistarapróf M. Ed. in education
1988
The Iceland University of Education, B.Ed. B.Ed.
1984
The Akureyri Junior College, Stúdentspróf Marticulation Examination

Career

2021
University of Akureyri, Associate professor
2016 - 2021
University of Akureyri, Assistant professor
2010 - 2016
University of Akureyri, Director for the Centre of School Development
2002 - 2010
Centre of School Development at the University of Akureyri, Concultant
1988 - 2002
in compulsory schools in Iceland and Sweden, Teacher

Research