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Sámi Education Conference 2020: Call for Abstracts


Sámi University of Applied Sciences and the Sámi Parliament in Norway will host an international conference on May 25-27, 2020 in Kautokeino, Norway. The call for abstracts is now open.

The conference will be held in Sámi University of Applied Sciences campus Diehtosiida, in Kautokeino, Norway.

The aim of the conference is to share experiences within the field of education from the indigenous world and to present examples from Sámi early childhood education and school, as well as from international indigenous education. Shared experiences and knowledge exchange among indigenous peoples can contribute to the implementation of culture-based education.


  • Daily reality of teaching settings for children and youth
  • Outdoor education
  • Vitalization and revitalization of indigenous knowledge and languages
  • Decolonization of indigenous education

The conference welcomes educators, teachers, principals, researchers, and students to share their teahcing and research practices to participate. 

The abstract submission is open until December 15, 2019. More information about the abstract submission is available here. Registration is also open, and the deadline for early bird registrations is on December 15, 2019 as well. More information about registration is available in the conference webpage.