- PhD in Education: King's College, London (University of London). Doctoral thesis: The Creation-Evolution Debate: An Islamic Perspective (2012) supervised by Dr Philip Barnes and Professor Alister McGrath.
- MPhil in Multicultural/International Education. Oslo University College. Thesis: Tolerance in religious education : a comparative study of three junior secondary schools in Kumasi, Ghana (2009)
Allmennlærerutdanning/four-year Teacher Training Programme with an integrated Bachelor in Education. Høgskolen i Oslo/Oslo University College (2008).
Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) for teaching in maintained and non-maintained schools in England (2012).
Thomas, P., Alhassan, A.R.K. (2019). Religious education, antisemitism and the curriculum in Norway. THEO WEB. Zeitschrift für Religionspädagogik. Academic Journal of Religious Education. The official publication organ of the German Association of Religious Education Scholars. Universität Wien https://www.theo-web.de/ In press - online: June 15, 2019.
Thomas, P., Seehawer, M., & Fylkesnes, S. (2019). Arenas of empowerment? Case study of a ‘multicultural’ high school in Oslo, Norway. In Habib, S., & Ward, M. R. M. (2019). Youth, place and theories of belonging. BSA/Routledge: Sociological Futures Series. Level 2 (Cristin).
Thomas, P., & Røthing, Å. (2017). Exploring feminism in a multicultural classroom: using Bend it Like Beckham as a tool in a high school class. Intercultural Education, 1-19. Level 2 article in CRistin /NSD.
Thomas, P., & Breidlid, A. (2015). In the shadow of ‘Anglobalization’: national tests in English in Norway and the making of a new English underclass. Journal of Multicultural Discourses, 10(3), 349-368.
Thomas, P., & Selimovic, A. (2015). “Sharia on a Plate?” A critical discourse analysis of halal food in two Norwegian newspapers. Journal of Islamic Marketing, 6(3), 331-353. Winner of the 2016 Emerald Literati Awards
Thomas, P. (2012). Religious education and the feminisation of witchcraft: A study of three secondary schools in Kumasi, Ghana. British Journal of Religious Education, 34(1), 67-86. Level 2 article in CRistin /NSD.