Annika Antoniussen

Annika Antoniussen

Master of Pedagogical Sociology, Teaching Lecturer

  • Frælsið 20, FO-100 Tórshavn

    Faroe Islands


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Personal profile

Annika Antoniussen is Deputy Dean and programme leader for the Pedagogical Education at the Faculty of Education. She started teaching in pedagogical sociology and the transition from pre-school to primary-school in 2009. She was appointed to programmeleader in 2013 and to Deputy Dean in 2020.

Research interests

Educational research

The Pedaogical Education emphasizeing the history since it was established in 1986. The methods are at the moment documentanalyses and individual interviews.

Sociological research:

The well-being amongs pedagogues in the field, in relation to the lack of pedagogues and as a result of it. And furthermore to try to identify which factors could improve the working conditions at the moment.

The single parents social-economical situation in the faroese society, both economically and politically and which consequences it has for the parents and the children.



The individual, institution and society - Basis course on the Pedagogical Education (pedagogical sociology):

  • Power in social relations
  • Professional identity
  • Individualization
  • The welfare state
  • The contemporary society
  • Powerty

The change from preschool to primary school/time-leisure centers - elective course on the pedagogical education, both for pedagogue- and teacherstudents:

  • Preparation for school
  • The schoolstart
  • The transition from pre-school to primary-school
  • The learning environment
  • The child in the transition
  • Development within the matematichal foundation before primary-school


  • Dahl, Jógvan, Antoniussen, Annika og Olsen, Erla (2019). Lopfjølin - Virknaðareftirmeting á várið 2019 (Evaluation of special need programme) . Mentamálaráðið.  
  • Antoniussen, Annika (2016). Endurskoðan av pedagogútbúgvingini (Evaluation of the pedagogue programme). Pedagogblaðið Nr. 02/16
  • Antoniussen, Annika og Hansen, Siri (2009). Enlige forsørgere på Færøerne - Et studie af samfundsstrukturer og levevilkår". DPU København


Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 1 - No Poverty
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Education/Academic qualification

Master, Pedagogical Sociology, Århus University, The Danish School of education

Award Date: 20 Sept 2022

Bachelor, Profession Bachelor as Teacher, N.Zahles Seminarie

Award Date: 20 Feb 2022

External positions

Co-operation Counsil for the Pedagogue Education for the Government

2022 → …

Daycare Council for the Government



  • HM Sociology
  • Pedagogical Sociology
  • L Education (General)
  • Within the pedagogical field


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