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OEB speaker Torunn Gjelsvik

Torunn Gjelsvik

Secretary General, International Council for Open and Distance Education, ICDE, Norway

Torunn Gjelsvik, from Oslo, Norway, is the Secretary General for International Council for Open and Distance Education - ICDE. With more than 20 years of experience from distance and online education, she has held several executive leadership positions in various educational institutions and organizations, including the national membership association Flexible Education Norway. From 2015 to 2018 she was Head of Development at the ICDE Secretariat, and her international experience covers policy development, international networks, global events and cross-country project management related to the global field of open, flexible, distance and online education. Gjelsvik represents Norway in the “NVL Digital” network of the Nordic Network for Adult Learning (NVL).