Entries by Grethe Loenning Grimsboe

Warm welcome to postdoc Giedre Straksiene

The Department of Arts Education at HVL campus Stord is happy to present a new colleague. Giedre Straksiene, PhD, is a postdoctoral researcher in the Global Science Opera, in the context of HVL’s University project. Giedre’s main research area focuses on development of communicative competence, various teaching/learning drama methods which are applicable in development of […]

New research project: Mind the Gap!

Mind the Gap! is the name of the new research-project HVL will enter already in March 2021. Coordinated by RESEO, a  European Network for Opera and Dance Education, the project will focus on creating digital bridges to community.  Belgium, Ireland, the United Kingdom, Italy, France and Norway are partners in this exciting artistic research. HVL […]

The upcoming STEAMing summer-schools

The European School Innovation Academy is preparing for the STEAM summer-schools in 2021. Two full weeks filled to the rim with new knowledge within transdisciplinary science and arts-education through . The GSO4SCHOOL is part of this workshop-hub, and after last year´s pandemic postponement, we are getting ready for a twice-the-size online outreach. With a full […]

A Guidebook to Writing a Science Opera

The recently published book Inquiry-Based Learning: “A Guidebook to Writing a Science Opera”, written by Oded Ben-Horin (HVL/CASE center) and Irma Smegen (Speel je Wijs) provides teachers with the reasons for, and advantages of, introducing pupils of all ages to Write a Science Opera (WASO). It provides step-by-step instructions for how to implement WASO in […]

STEAM Approach in Science Education

A three-day international online conference was arranged by HVL Dec 1-3. More than 300 participants from 40 countries had registered to participate, and they were all gathered in the quest to learn more about STEAM-education. The participants experienced great keynotes, presentations, workshops and posters, and the global STEAM-education network was enriched and enlarged during the […]

Application sent for new project: FORSTERK Global Science Opera – transdisciplinary STEAM education

Another project application was sent from the CASE-researchers last week. The project FORSTERK Global Science Opera – transdisciplinary STEAM education applied for NOK 1 million from the Norwegian Research Council, in order to support the exploitation of previous H2020 project results in areas of relevance for HVL’s strategic goals of responsible innovation. The project’s primary […]


The 6th Global Science Opera production will premiere on November 20th at 2 pm CET. This year, our global team got inspired by the scientific topics of energy and sustainability. The opera’s story and synopsis were written by pupils of the Ardross primary school in Perth, Australia. The opera was then developed by teams all […]