Contact Elverum Folk High School

Contact us if you have any questions. Here you will find contact information for the office, management and all employees.

Phone

+975 35 200

visiting address

Elverum Folk High School
Strandbygdveien 143
2409 Elverum

mailing address

Elverum Folk High School
PO 1629
2409 Elverum

Org. no.

971 533 889 MVA

Payment

Account number: 3000 32 14830
Vipps: 82303

Assistance account: 3000 32 34475
Vipps: 88831

Invoice

ekspedisjon@elverumfhs.no

employees

The employees at Elverum Folk High School have broad experience from their respective fields. They are passionate about folk high school in general, and Elverum folk high school in particular. Read about the employees at Elverum Folkehøgskole and find contact information.

Administration

Per Egil Andersen

Background from general teacher education, sports and guidance pedagogy, administration and management as well as various coaching education. Teaching experience from after-school program, junior high school, high school and college. Per Egil has taught on the Snowboard, Backpacker, Norwegian - Culture / Adventure and Outdoor life line. Supervisor for students from Hedmark University College. Responsible for annual celiac courses for children, adolescents and adults.

Åsmund Mjelva

Background from major and major in music, sociology and experience from the Norwegian Cultural Council. Musician and composer. He has been involved in a number of productions under the auspices of the school and Elverum children's music theater. Experience as a musician in various groups and bands, and as a conductor of choirs. Is a member of the band ProgAtom, which has released the albums Sagittarius A and Spiral. Former music teacher and principal at the school, now assistant principal.

Kristian Wessel Finstad

Background / education: Teacher education in sports / physical education, Outdoor life year study, Guidance pedagogy, Administration and management, Value-based change management. Has been a line teacher at Backpaker and Friluftsliv. Taught Norwegian. Player and coaching experience from Elverum Handball Men. School leader experience from primary school. Responsibility for Elverum Handball Elite's summer school August.

We like working with young people. We appreciate positivity, creativity, diversity and low shoulders, but at the same time the good conversations and the seriousness of life.

Teachers

Arild Sveum

Background: General teacher education with music. Musician and composer. Broad experience as a band musician and music teacher in Namibia via Fredskorps ung. Member of several bands with different genres: prog rock, soul, 70s and 80s rock etc. Line teacher at Music - Band / Vocal and otherwise teaches electives and common subjects. Is a member of the band ProgAtom, which has released the albums Sagittarius A and Spiral.

Beate Østbye

Background: Bachelor's degree in Art and Culture Administration, Music Theater & Artist line at Bårdar, College education in Theater work for children and young people and Practical pedagogy. She has over 20 years of experience in theater, song and dance, both on stage and behind. Since the 90s, she has worked as a training instructor alongside studies and various jobs. She is a certified Zumba instructor and one of the country's first Strong by Zumba instructors. She has in recent years trained in Agronomy and is like the potato; can be used for everything. She teaches the electives Theater, Dance, Zumba, Yoga, Pilates and Strength Training. Beate is the workhorse that goes by the name Beat!

Eivind Ellingsen Høimyr

Background: Bachelor in media design from Gjøvik University College. Went the snowboard line at Elverum folk high school 09/10. Has since 2008 run his own company in media production, and has a teacher education in media studies, as well as tutoring. Eivind is a line teacher in Photography / Experiences and teaches electives and common subjects. He is also responsible for design, film, photography and the web at the school. Worked in the fall of 2014 on our aid project in Kasese, Uganda, and lived in the spring of 2015 on the island of Lamu in Kenya.

Geir Prøven

Background: general teacher education, media and English. Teaching experience from after-school program, primary school and secondary school. Coaching experience from various sports. Theater director, idea maker and writer for various local theater and revue groups. Line teacher in Africa - Assistance / Safari and teaches several electives and common subjects. Responsibility for our development assistance projects.

Halvor Halset Thorsnes

Background: Teacher education in music at Hedmark University College. In addition to the folk high school job, he is taking a master's degree in music pedagogy at the Norwegian Academy of Music. Engaged in outdoor life. Very active in freeskiing and water sports for many years.

Ingvild Skogum Aabakken

Background: Bachelor teacher education in design, arts and crafts with specialization in drawing and image communication, as well as one-year study in Norwegian at the University College of Southeast Norway. Is the course in suggestion therapy. Teaches several elective subjects, as well as common subjects.

Kristian Wessel Finstad

Background / education: Teacher education in sports / physical education, Outdoor life year study, Guidance pedagogy, Administration and management, Value-based change management. Has been a line teacher at Backpaker and Friluftsliv. Taught Norwegian. Player and coaching experience from Elverum Handball Men. School leader experience from primary school. Responsibility for Elverum Handball Elite's summer school August.

Marius Bergan

Background: Subject teacher in sports / physical education. Coach training in gymnastics and ball games. A number of positions in Hedmark gymnastics circuit, Elverum gymnastics and the Norwegian Gymnastics and Gymnastics Association. Coach for several games in Elverum Turn. Teaching experience from primary school, after-school program and basic training for secondary school and upper secondary school. Supervisor for students from Hedmark University College.

Per Kjelland

Education from general teacher education, sports and the music conservatory in Trondheim. Acting experience from Hedmark Teater, Teater Innlandet and a number of local theaters and revue groups. Musician, composer and choir conductor. Years of experience with outdoor life, hunting and fishing. Line teacher at Friluftsliv - Bear, wolf, lynx and wolverine, and teaches electives and common subjects.

Susan Ege Andersen

Background: Police education, teacher education with sports, mathematics, Norwegian for foreign speakers and teacher in Suggestopedi - accelerated learning. Teaching experience from the police with preventive work in kindergarten, primary school, high school and college. Particularly involved in projects aimed at substance abuse and incest issues. Line teacher at Norwegian - Culture / Adventure. In language learning, Suggestopedi and Suggestopedi-inspired methods are used. Otherwise teaches electives.

Trine-Lise Lundemo

Background: General teacher education with specialization in shaping and English, as well as 60 credits in German at UiO. Long experience as a section leader for arts and crafts in primary school. Trine especially likes working with needlework techniques, is an MOT coach and aerobics instructor. She has traveled a lot and speaks fluent English and German, as well as some French and Italian.

Office

Eva-Lill Granberg

Has an office background and works with salaries, reporting and switchboard. Helps you with application to the loan fund, payments and mail. Eva-Lill is also the school's master knitter, and teaches elective knitting.

Drift

Bernard Tweve

Bernard is the school's operations manager and fire chief. He has a bachelor's degree in organization and management, as well as a bachelor's degree in information technology. Tweve is responsible for the school's building stock and for everything working with heating, keys, outdoor facilities and renovation. He keeps track of the school's IT facilities. Bernard also works as a maintenance employee at Nortura Elverum, where he develops and operates the lubrication system.

Morten Stensby

Morten is our dear caretaker who arranges what is needed mostly before we know we need it. The school's Petter Smart who makes everything that is not in order work. In addition to "mekking", Morten actively plays bass and guitar.

Kitchen and cleaning

Kristin Handberg Rørhus

Kristin has a certificate as a restaurant chef and education in economics and administration. Work experience as a chef in hotels and restaurants. Responsibility for boarding and cleaning at the school. Kristin trains students for practical work, and is responsible for renting out meeting rooms, function rooms and accommodation.

Ketil Larsen

Our eminent chef has a background from e.g. Hotel Continental, Restaurant Annen Etage and various fish, game and delicatessens. When he is not working with us, he is either fishing for trout or looking for old coins, antiques or other historical objects.

Anna T. Shigwedha

Our versatile substitute who is everything from chef, kitchen assistant and cleaner. Takes a challenge with a smile.

Nighisti Belay Tekie

Our versatile substitute who is everything from chef, kitchen assistant and cleaner. Takes a challenge with a smile.

Pnina Naftaly Nysveen

Pnina is originally from Israel. She has previously worked both in hotels and in commercial kitchens. Is currently a kitchen assistant with some cooking responsibilities.