Anna Gudrun Edvardsdottir

Anna Gudrun Edavardsdottir
Anna Gudrun Edavardsdottir

Specialist in education, project manager at RORUM ehf.

Address: Brynjólfsgata 5, 107, Reykjavík, tel: 864 0332, email: age@rorum.is

Anna Guðrún Edvardsdóttir (b. 1960) graduated with B.ED degree in 1987 and M.ED degree in educational administration in 2002 from the Icelandic Teacher College. In 2016 Anna Guðrún graduated with Ph.D degree in philosophy in education from the University of Iceland, School of Education.

Anna Guðrún worked as a teacher and principal for years in a compulsory school. She has taught at secondary school level, university level and in adult education, mostly teaching Icelandic, Danish and English. Anna Guðrún worked as a project manager at the Westfjords Natural History Institute, a project manager in adult education at the Life Long Learning Centre in the Westfjords and a project manager in research at the University Centre of the Westfjords in 2004-2011.

Anna Guðrún has a considerable experience working in local council issues and was a member of the local council in Bolungarvík and officiate both as a chairman of the council´s board. From 2006-2011 Anna Guðrún was the chairman of the board of the Association of the Municipalities of the Westfjords, the Westfjords Marketing Office and the Economic Development Agency of the Westfjords.

From 2011-2016 Anna Guðrún worked at the doctorate, but in her thesis Anna Guðrún discuss the interaction of the knowledge society and rural development in Iceland and Scotland. The thesis examine how the knowledge society influence resilience and sustainability in rural communities and how that can have effect on rural inhabitants´ place and space, especially higher educated women.

Bibliography

2016

Anna Guðrún Edvardsdóttir. (2016). The interaction of the knowledge society and rural development in Iceland and Scotland. A Ph.D thesis. University of Iceland, School of Education. The thesis can be retrieved at: https://opinvisindi.is/handle/20.500.11815/162

2013

Anna Guðrún Edvardsdóttir. (2013). Place and space for women in a rural area in Iceland. Education in the North 20(Special issue), p. 73-89.

2011

Anna Guðrún Edvardsdóttir and Allyson Macdonald. (2011). Higher education, rural development and social sustainability. Paper published in the EDEN conference paper called Learning and sustainability: The new ecosystem of innovation. A conference in Dublin, 20th-22nd June 2011.

 

 

2010

Anna Guðrún Edvardsdóttir.  (ed.). (2010). The Annual report 2009 for The Association of The Natural History Institutes in Iceland. (in Icelandic)

2007

Anna Guðrún Edvardsdóttir. (2007). Does gender affect the values of Icelandic Principals? An anniversary Journal of Delta, Kappa, Gamma. (in Icelandic)

2005

Anna Guðrún Edvardsdóttir. (2005). A strategic plan for The Natural History Museum, written for the Natural History Museum in Bolungarvík, Iceland. (in Icelandic)

Anna Guðrún Edvardsóttir. (2005). Final report of the development project Conjunction between man and nature in the Westfjords, written for Impra and The Natural History Institute, Bolungarvík, Iceland. (in Icelandic).

Anna Guðrún Edvardsóttir. (2005). A research report of the status of elderly people in Bolungarvík, Iceland. (in Icelandic).

2004

Anna Guðrún Edvardsdóttir. (2004). Does gender affect the values of Icelandic Principals? Journal of Educational Research, Vol. 1, p. 71-82. (in Icelandic)

Anna Guðrún Edvardsdóttir. (2004). A strategic planning and future vision of The Natural History Institute, written for The Natural History Institute of the Westfjords board, Bolungarvík, Iceland. (in Icelandic)

Report about a foundation of an University Centre of the Westfjords, Ísafjörður, Iceland. (2004). (in Icelandic). Worked for the committee.

Anna Guðrún Edvardsdóttir and Anna Sigríður Jörundsdóttir. (2004). Research report about pluses and minuses for disabled people living in their own flats with all day assistance, written for The Institute for disabled people in the Westfjords, Ísafjörður, Iceland. (in Icelandic)

2003

Anna Guðrún Edvardsdóttir. (2003). Research report about lifelong learning and university education in the Westfjords, written for The Economic Development Agency in the Westfjords, Ísafjörður, Iceland. (in Icelandic)