The overall objective is to improve the learning outcome of all students in primary and lower secondary school and, in this way, their prerequisites for further education and employment. An improved learning outcome of the primary and lower secondary school can e.g. be achieved by strengthening the subject-specific didactic knowledge and capacity and through increased educational and social-pedagogical competencies.
The objective of the PhD Council is based on appendix 2 of the Globalisation Pool for Research 2011-2012. In the agreement, three objectives for strengthened educational research are put forward: