About me

This site is created to kind of present the professional life of Lars Norqvist.  it tells briefly about my work and my projects. The language in my professional work seems to be more and more english so the website will contain both Swedish and English information.

An important event in my life that has laid the ground for my current positions is that I nn June 2016 I defended my thesis and became PhD in Educational work.

Current jobs and assignments

Lecturer at Umea University, Centre for Principal Development.

European Training Strategy Advisory Group (ETS AG). I am selected and nominated as an expert researcher by the European Commission, Directorate General for Education, Youth, Sport and Culture. The role of the ETS AG is to follow up, exchange on and discuss the developments of the European Training Strategy in the field of Youth, including European and national developments related to relevant aspects, of quality development of youth work and non-formal and informal learning.

Member of Pool of European Youth Researchers (PEYR). I am selected and nominated as a member of PEYR. PEYR represents a contribution of both the Council of Europe and the European Commission to evidence based policy-making in the field of youth. PEYR provides expertise on demand, discusses broader issues connected to youth issues and provides input to policy initiatives of both the European Commission and the Council of Europe.

Part of IBK Dalen organization.

My company Edunamic is still going strong – my way of dealing with contracts outside of my regular jobs.

Some selected previous work:

Spring 2017, short-term contracted for specific assignments at eg. Swedish Agency for Youth and Civil Society (MUCF).

Lecturer at Umea University, Applied Educational Sciences. Mainly within the field of ICT and Learning

PhD Student in Educational work: Creative Learning Cultures at Umeå University

Trainer for  EVS volunteers in Sweden.

Trainer for the Swedish National Board for Youth Affairs (Ungdomsstyrelsen – Now known as MUCF) within the European programme Youth in Action (YiA).

Swedish national trainer for the certificate Youthpass that recognizes non-formal learning within the YiA.

Trainer in DEOR (Dissemination and Exploitation of Results),

ELD trainer and promoter.

Working 12 years as a teacher in schools, grade 1-7 in the community of Vindeln.

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