Research presentation

Anneli Frelin

Anneli Frelin, professor didaktik vid Högskolan i Gävle. Bild tagen 190206.

Research presentation

Anneli Frelin

Ph. D. Professor in Curriculum Studies

Research subject: Educational Sciences
Research domain: Curriculum studies

Anneli Frelin is Professor of Curriculum Studies at the University of Gävle, Sweden. With a background in teaching, her main interest is what makes education work for all. She has conducted projects on topics such as whole-school approaches to creating sustainable educational environments, safe schools, teachers’ professionalism and teacher commitment. She has a special interest in relational, spatial and curriculum theories and her articles have been published in international and national journals. She is deputy leader of the strategic research area Innovative learning. Together with Jan Grannäs, she co-directs the research group ROLE (Research on Learning Environments) and the research program LET (Learning Environments of Tomorrow. She is also involved in the European research network DRAPES (Design, Research and Practice in Educational Spaces) and in several research projects.

Research group: ROLE - Research On Learning Environments


  • A learning-environment testbed to evaluate benefits for lighting beyond retrofits
  • Success factors for functional preschool environments
  • CoReD - Collaborative Redesign with Schools
  • Research study on learning environments in two schools
  • Multifunction house Southern Hemlingby


My background is teaching Middle School (>10 years). At University level I taught courses on undergraduate and graduate levels. I have been advisor for many student theses and participated in doctoral programmes as advisor, commentator on several manuscripts, committee member, faculty opponent and member of the graduation board.

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