PLU is responsible for the following activities:
Teacher Education - educating 340 graduate student teachers per year for the intermediate and secondary school sector (year 5 - year 13) in natural science, mathematics, social science and modern languages, as well as further education and in-service courses for teachers in all these fields.
University Pedagogy - assurance and development of the quality of teaching and learning at NTNU: pedagogical counselling, educational and method courses for new staff, affiliated professors and teaching assistants; pedagogical innovation, research and development; dissemination of experience and development of competence in other faculties.
The University's Resource Centre for Education in Mathematics, Science and Technology - an intermediary between schools, universities, colleges, trade and industry: continuing education and in-service courses in science and technology for teachers at all levels; developing and disseminating new teaching materials and equipment; advising school authorities about science rooms and laboratories; publications on teaching and learning in science and technology; networking between schools, the university and industry; implementing research and development on teaching and learning of science and technology subjects in schools.
In addition to scientific staff, NTNU has a dedicated administrative staff with extensive experience in research management, legal issues and financial management of EU-projects.
Tasks attributed to NTNU include: • The overall management of the project (WP1) including financial management • Media and dissemination strategy (WP10) • Content development in WPs 4, 5, 6 and 8.
Other NTNU staff participating include
Prof May-Britt Postholm,
Prof. Anna-Lena Østern Østern
Marit Honereid Hoveid,
Indicative Allocation of Person-Months: NTNU name role PM (total 83) Geir Karlsen Project coordinator 8 Peter Gray Project manager 34 (FTE for duration of project) Hilde Roysland Project administrator 18 (0.5 FTE for duration of project) Peter van Marion Production of product 6.11 4 Alex Strømme Production of 5.2 & 8.4 2 Berit Bungum Production of 6.12 3 May-Britt Postholm Production of 4.6 1 Anna-Lena Østern Production of 8.4 2 Marit Honereid Hoveid Editing 6.15 in collaboration with CYCO 1 Halvor Hoveid Production of 6.12 1 Ove Haugaløkken Production of 5.2 1 Kjersti Wæge Production of 5.2 1