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date: 26 September 2022

Bye, Lilianlocked

Bye, Lilianlocked

  • Ragnhild BjørknesRagnhild BjørknesUniversity of Bergen
  •  and Hanne Synnøve Skedsmo NilsenHanne Synnøve Skedsmo NilsenOslo universitetssykehus


Lilian Bye (1906–1977) was a developer of social work education as an applied academic discipline in Norway. She was the leader of establishing the first academic education for social workers in Norway. She was the principal at the school of social work in Trondheim from 1962, and during her time she established the first master’s in social work degree. Bye was a pioneer in academic education for social workers in Norway. Her work included clinical practices, publications, teaching, and leading social work education.


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