Teacher Qualification for the 21st century - teachers' professional competence

Project Details


The primary objective of TEQ21 is improved understanding of how transdisciplinary competencies are developed as part of professional teacher competence.The project "Teacher qualification for the 21st century" (TEQ21) will investigate how teachers' professional competence is developed by looking in depth at three key transdisciplinary competencies: teachers' professional diversity; research & development; and digital competencies. These transdisciplinary competencies are referred to internationally when discussing the future competence needs of teachers, and outlined as core competencies in the new teacher education programmes in Norway (project lead).

Layman's description

Projektet handler om vidensformer i læreruddannelsen og læreres professionelle kompetencer, med særligt fokus på 3 transdisciplinære kompetenceområder: professionel diversitetskompetence, forsknings- og udviklingskompetence, og digitale kompetencer.

Key findings

The TEQ21 research can be expected to have an impact on teacher education and the teaching profession, and augment the research base of teacher education. In particular, TEQ21 will study the roles of multidisciplinary learning processes, diverse modes of knowledge and different learning arenas in the development of transdisciplinary competencies.
Short titleTEQ21
Effective start/end date01/01/1901/07/24

Collaborative partners

  • Oslo Metropolitan University (Project partner) (lead)
  • University of Oslo (Project partner)


  • learning, educational science and teaching
  • education, professions and jobs


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