Sigrid L. Vesturgarð

Sigrid L. Vesturgarð

Teaching Lecturer on faculty of education, Master in special Needs Education. Master of Arts (Education) in General Education. Candidata pædagogiae

  • Frælsið 20, FO-100 Tórshavn

    Faroe Islands

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Research interests

Pedagogical and Sociological research:

Pedagoguges working conditions in the Faroese society. Insight and status of the working, what are the stress factors and what is decisive for well-being in the pedagogic field of work.

What is needed to work with well-being and development for the educators and their working conditions, to be able to counteract stress and excessive work pressure, 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 everydaylife in a kinderkarten, nursery, recreational school and youth house, in a pedagogical perspective.

  • Day-care centre law and Pedagogical objects
  • The history of the pedagogical progress in the Faroes Islands
  • Institutionalization og professionality
  • Relations
  • Didactics
  • Inclusion
  • Games
  • Well being
  • Gender
  • Sexuality
  • Grief
  • Bullying
  • Multiculturality


I started teaching at Námsvísindadeildin in 2010

I have been teaching in:

  • Special pedagogy
  • Pedagogy and didactis
  • Day-care edurnational theory and practice
  • Supervisor in BEd. projects

Education/Academic qualification

Special Course in Autism Spectrum Disorders, Special Course in Autism Spectrum Disorders - Center for Autisme


Award Date: 29 Feb 2012

Marthe Meo Therapist, Marthe Meo Therapist


Award Date: 11 Feb 2010

Step by Step, Step by Step - Developing Childrens Social and Emotional Skills


Award Date: 11 Apr 2007

Consultative Methods PPR, Consultative Methods PPR



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