Alfred Oftedal Telhaug

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Alfred Oftedal Telhaug
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Born(1934-09-25)25 September 1934
Skudeneshavn, Norway
Died10 June 2016(2016-06-10) (aged 81)
NationalityNorwegian
OccupationEducationalist

Alfred Oftedal Telhaug (25 September 1934 – 10 June 2016) was a Norwegian educator.

Telhaug was born in Skudeneshavn. He graduated from Stavanger Cathedral School in 1953, the University of Oslo in 1962, and took the Ph.D. degree at the University of Trondheim in 1990.

He was assigned with Norges Lærerhøgskole in Trondheim (later the Norwegian University of Science and Technology) from 1967 to 2001, and chaired the University's Institute of Pedagogy for three periods. From 1973 to 1981, he edited the journal Norsk Pedagogisk Tidsskrift.

His publications include Fra parallelle skoler til enhetsskole from 1974, Vår nye videregående skole from 1975, Norsk skoleutvikling etter 1945 from 1982, and Norsk utdanningspolitisk retorikk 1945–2000 from 1999. He was a member of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters.[1][2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Strømnes, Åsmund L. "Alfred Oftedal Telhaug". In Helle, Knut (ed.). Norsk biografisk leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 18 June 2016.
  2. Godal, Anne Marit (ed.). "Alfred Oftedal Telhaug". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Norsk nettleksikon. Retrieved 18 June 2016.