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Lea Ahrens

Doctoral Student

Department of Education, Communication and
Visiting address
Läroverksgatan 15
41120 Göteborg
Postal address
Box 300
40530 Göteborg

About Lea Ahrens

Lea Eldstål-Ahrens has earned a Bachelor's and Master's degree in Education as part of her primary school teacher education at Osnabrueck University in Germany. After that she has worked in schools with children of different ages both in Germany and in Sweden. She has also taught Bachelor-level courses at Osnabrueck University. Her primary teaching subjects are English and a combination of natural science and social sciences called "Sachunterricht". Since September 2019, she has worked as a doctoral student at IPKL (Department of Education, Communication and Learning). Her supervisors are Niklas Pramling and Malin Nilsen.

Lea's research interests comprise children's argumentation, sociocultural perspective on learning and communicative framing of school tasks.

In November 2021, she is visiting the University of Basel, Switzerland, where she works in the project KompAS - Kompetenzniveaus mündlichen Argumentierens unter Schulkindern (competence levels of oral argumentation amongst school children) and is affiliated with the Hermann Paul School of Linguistics Basel - Freiburg (i.Br.).