Eva Johansson

Eva Johansson is Professor of Education, at the Department of Early Childhood Education, University of Stavanger, Norway. Eva is an experienced researcher in early years education with an extensive research and publication profile. She has been involved in several early education national and international research projects involving qualitative and quantitative data production. Johansson is responsible for the research program Learning cultures in early education at University of Stavanger (UiS) and is the coordinator of the research field Values in early education. Eva Johansson is first chief investigator in the recently initiated Nordic research project on values and gender in early childhood education, Values education in Nordic preschools: Basis of education for tomorrow. Eva is also engaged in an Australian Research Council funded project investigating how school and policy contexts in the early years support children’s moral and social values learning and active citizenship. Johansson has extensive post-graduate research supervision experience and currently supervises several Doctoral (PhD) students in Norway UiS, Sweden (GU; Lnu) and Island (IU). Johansson is involved in academic commissions, evaluations of academic positions and PhD-degrees, leaderships of Master and PhD-education in the field of early education at the UiS, and nationally and internationally. She has written several book and articles addressing preschool teacher education and the field of practice.

Utvalgte publikasjoner

  • Johansson, E., & Emilson, A. (2010) Toddlers’ Life in Swedish Preschool. International Journal of Early Childhood Education 2(42),165–179.
  • Johansson, E., Brownlee, J., Cobb-Moore, C., Boulton-Lewis, G., Walker, S., & Ailwood, J. (2011).  Practices for teaching moral values in the early years: A call for a pedagogy of participation. Education, Citizenship & Social Justice 6(2), 109-124.
  • Johansson, E., & White. J., (2011) (Eds.) “Educational research with our youngest: Voices of infants and toddlers”. Springer Scienc+Buisness media.
  • Ailwood, J. Brownlee, J. Johansson, E., Cobb-Moore, C., Walker, S., & Boulton-Lewis, G (2011). Educational policy for citizenship in the early years in Australia. Journal of education policy, 26(5), 641-653.
  • Johansson. E. & Berthelsen, D. (Eds.) (2012). Solidarity and individualism in education and educational research. Gothenburg University: Acta universitatis gotoburgensis.
  • Walker, S., Brownlee, J., Whiteford, C., Cobb-Moore, C., Johansson, E., Ailwood, J., & Boulton-Lewis, G. (2012). Early Years Teachers’ Epistemic Beliefs and Beliefs about Children’s Moral Learning. Teachers and Teaching: Theory and practice,18(2).
  • Johansson, E., & Løkken, G. (2013) Sensory pedagogy– understanding and encountering children through the senses Educational Philosophy and Theory. DOI:10.1080/00131857.2013.783776
  • Emilson, A., & Johansson, E. (2013) Participation and gender in circle time situations in pre-school. International Journal of Early Years Educationhttp://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09669760.2013.771323
  • Johansson, E. (2013). Små barns læring. Møter mellom barn og voksne i barnehagen. Oslo: Gyldendal Akademisk.
  • Lunn Brownlee, J., Johansson, E., Cobb-Moore, C., Boulton-Lewis, G., Walker S., & Ailwood, J. (2013). Epistemic beliefs and beliefs about teaching practices for moral learning in the early years of school: relationships and complexities. Education 3-13: International Journal of Primary, Elementary and Early Years Education. Published online: 28 May 2013.