Articles tagged with: education

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| 2017-02-10 16:05:57

Norwegian Universities Want Equality For Men

An updated version of the Gender Equality Act, aimed at ensuring equality for men in academia, will be presented this year. ...
Tags: EDUCATION, EQUALITY, UIO
| 2016-10-01 15:04:13

Norway Has the Happiest International Students

The international students in Norway are the happiest in Europe....
Tags: EDUCATION, HIGHER EDUCATION
| 2016-05-02 09:51:14

Students in Norway Struggling to Complete Their Studies

Only 40 percent of bachelor students and 43 percent of graduate students in Norway complete their education on time. ...
Tags: UNIVERSITY, EDUCATION, HIGHER EDUCATION, ISAKSEN, UIO, UIB, KHIB, HLT
| 2016-01-29 08:20:59

Norway Invites World Game Communities to Make a Learning App for Syrian Refugee Children

Today Norway announced an international innovation competition to develop a game based mobile application. ...
Tags: SYRIA, REFUGEES, CHILDREN, EDUCATION, APP, GAME
| 2015-12-22 17:49:25

Fisheries Minister of Norway: To Educate Immigrant Girls is Wasteful

Progress Party (FrP) deputy and the newly appointed Fisheries Minister, Per Sandberg believes it is wasteful to educate women with immigrant backgroun...
Tags: PER SANDBERG, IMMIGRATION, IMMIGRANT, EDUCATION
| 2015-12-17 10:13:56

Refugee Guide to Higher Education in Norway

University College of Southeast Norway (Høgskolen i Sørøst-Norge) prepared a refugee guide to Higher education in Norway for contributing to integrati...
Tags: HBV, REFUGEES, HIGHER EDUCATION
| 2015-11-25 10:39:39

Norway is the Third Most Spending Country in Education

Education at a Glance 2015 by OECD reveals persistent inequalities in education, with serious consequences for labour markets and economies. ...
Tags: EDUCATION, OECD, REPORT
| 2015-10-14 09:56:23

Norway to Develop Better Higher Education Cooperation

Norway aims to develop cooperation with Brazil, Russia, India, South Africa and Japan in higher education....
Tags: EDUCATION, COOPERATION, HIGHER EDUCATION
| 2015-09-26 09:54:50

Norway launches an innovation competition to teach Syrian refugee children to read

Norway is fronting an initiative to develop a smartphone application that can help Syrian children to learn how to read, and improve their psychosocia...
Tags: SYRIA, REFUGEES, EDUCATION, INNOVATION
| 2015-08-22 12:50:58

Norway is One of the Poorest in Finishing High School

Norwegian students are among the poorest in finishing high school, while Irish students are best in Europe....
Tags: EDUCATION, IRELAND, OECD
| 2015-08-19 18:32:42

Norway Prime Minister Erna Solberg Answers Stephen Colbert’s Call

Norwegian Prime Minister answered comedian Stephen Colbert’s call for action: "Even the Vikings of Norway cannot do it alone" and "Get back to that lu...
Tags: STEPHEN COLBERT, ERNA SOLBERG, EDUCATION, TWITTER
| 2015-08-19 10:39:11

Stephen Colbert Invites Everyone to Invade Norway

Stephen Colbert invades Norway through twitter for funding Global Partnership For Education....
Tags: STEPHEN COLBERT, ERNA SOLBERG, EDUCATION
| 2015-07-07 19:55:56

Oslo Declaration on Education Development is Published

Leaders from all over the world met in Oslo on 6–7 July to call for a joint effort to promote education in countries affected by conflict, crisis and ...
Tags: OSLO, SUMMIT, EDUCATION
| 2015-07-06 20:09:58

Norway increases support for UNICEF’s education efforts

Norway will provide NOK 1.16 billion for UNICEF’s education efforts over a two-year period. ...
Tags: BRENDE, EDUCATION, SUMMIT, UNICEF
| 2015-07-06 12:47:26

Videos from Oslo Education Summit

You can watch the streaming from Oslo Education Summit, which gathers prominent participants including Malala, Banki Moon, and Gordon Brown....
Tags: MALALA, EDUCATION, OSLO, SUMMIT
| 2015-07-02 17:17:16

World Leaders Gather in Norway for Global Education Development

Leaders from around the world meet in Oslo on 6 July to mobilize joint efforts for education in countries affected by crisis, conflict and poverty. ...
Tags: EDUCATION, SUMMIT, OSLO
| 2015-04-27 17:47:12

Government Will Cut Child Benefit for Children Getting Education Out Of Norway

Minister of Children, Equality and Social Inclusion Solveig Horne will cut child benefit for families that keep children away from Norwegian school in...
Tags: EDUCATION, SOLVEIG HORNE, INTEGRATION
| 2014-12-15 10:03:28

Oslo City Council to Penalize Inadequate Norwegian

Oslo City Council will identify the language proficieny of three-year olds and punish parents who fail to ensure that children learn Norwegian. ...
Tags: BARNEVERN, CHILD WELFARE, NORWEGIAN, LANGUAGE, EDUCATION, OSLO, CITY COUNCIL
| 2014-11-09 11:44:49

Rectors will Pay Tuition Fees for Foreign Students

The Government proposes students from outside the EU must pay 95,000 NOK a year to study in Norway. But half of university rectors in Norway would rat...
Tags: EDUCATION, UNIVERSITY, OSLO UNIVERSITY, PROTEST, BUDGET 2015, STATE BUDGET, TUITION
| 2014-10-15 15:52:28

Norwegian Students Spend Least Time on Studies in Europe

Norwegian bachelor students spend an average of 32 hours of study and 11 hours on paid work weekly, according to preliminary student survey Eurostuden...
Tags: STUDY, EDUCATION, SURVEY
| 2014-10-09 08:31:35

Norway to Introduce Tuition Fees at Universities

In next year’s budget, the Government proposes to introduce tuition fees for international students from outside the EU / EEA , despite an overall par...
Tags: EDUCATION, UNIVERSITY, OSLO UNIVERSITY, PROTEST, BUDGET 2015, STATE BUDGET, TUITION
| 2014-09-17 08:34:05

4 Norwegian Universities Enter QS World University Rankings 2014

Norway has four universities in QS’ Top 400 universities ranking 2014. Norwegian universities strong in research, reveals the ranking....
Tags: UNIVERSITY, EDUCATION, QS, RANKING
| 2014-09-16 09:52:21

Pupils and Students are Older in Norway

15 per cent of pupils who completed an upper secondary study programme in Norway were over 25 years old; one of the highest rates in the OECD and some...
Tags: OECD, STATISTICS, EDUCATION
| 2014-08-21 09:56:47

Teachers’ Strike in Norway Grows in Scale

As of today, 7,700 teachers are on strike all over Norway. Over 90.000 students have been affected by the conflict between teachers and employers’ org...
Tags: STRIKE, EDUCATION, TEACHER
| 2014-08-18 13:39:27

Countrywide Strike Leads to Chaos in Norway

Thousands of teachers go on strike across the country. New school year starts in a chaotic way for many students and teachers. The Prime minister says...
Tags: STRIKE, TEACHER, EDUCATION
| 2014-08-11 09:16:52

Hundreds of Schools Hit by Strike in Norway

5500 teachers at 132 schools joined in a strike on Monday....
Tags: SCHOOL, EDUCATION, STRIKE
| 2014-04-10 20:24:44

Boys Falling Behind in Norway

School boys underperform, struggle more with motivation and have a higher drop out rate in Norway, reveals NOVA report....
Tags: EDUCATION
| 2014-01-14 19:47:34

PC Use Challenges Teaching at Schools in Norway

A new doctoral thesis at University of Oslo shows that students spend too much time on non-academic web content at schools. However, there is no idea ...
Tags: EDUCATION, COMPUTER, TEACHING, STUDENTS, INTERNET, SOCIAL MEDIA, OSLO
| 2014-01-06 10:53:38

Education in Norway Best in Equality

Norwegian schools are best in reducing inequalities among students, shows a new report....
Tags: EDUCATION, SCHOOL, PISA, ROLF VEGARD OLSEN, UNIVERSITY OF OSLO
| 2013-12-17 10:33:46

NHO Proposes Mandatory Kindergarten for Five-year Olds

The Confederation of Norwegian Enterprise (NHO) wants mandatory kindergarten for all five year olds in Norway to make them better prepared for school....
Tags: KINDERGARTEN, EDUCATION, ISAKSEN
| 2013-12-03 11:00:32

Norway Left Behind Denmark and Finland in New PISA Survey

Norwegian students have demonstrated the worst performance in math and science since 2009, but they are better in reading, shows OECD’s PISA survey. ...
Tags: PISA, OECD, EDUCATION
| 2013-11-29 08:27:48

Alternative Schooling Debate Reopens with New Government

The establishment of the new government and the high expectation for privatization triggered the discussion on the status of private schools in Norwa...
Tags: SCHOOL, EDUCATION, CIVITA, SOLBERG, ISAKSEN
| 2013-11-28 14:48:42

Liberals and Christian Democrats Block Tuition Fee for Foreign Students in Norway

The Government plans to introduce school fees for foreign students. Liberals and the Christian Democrats oppose....
Tags: EDUCATION, FEE, KRF, VENSTRE, LIBERALS
| 2013-11-25 05:29:58

Every Fourth Student Need Language Support in Oslo

A large majority of immigrant children at primary schools in Oslo need extra Norwegian language tuition, even if they are born in Norway....
Tags: LANGUAGE, IMMIGRATION, EDUCATION
| 2013-10-26 07:30:24

Norway’s New Government Will Be Stricter for Private Schools

Education Minister Thorbjorn Røe Isaksen says their government will be stricter in approving new private schools than many think....
Tags: ISAKSEN, BONDEVIK, EDUCATION
| 2013-10-14 10:25:19

Increasing Investment in Education and Research in 2014 Budget

The 2014 national budget proposes significant investments in all areas of education and research. ...
Tags: EDUCATION, BUDGET 2014
| 2013-10-03 10:47:56

University of Oslo Climbs 17 Places at World University Rankings

University of Oslo is the only Norwegian university at the top 200 list of The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2013/2014....
Tags: EDUCATION, WORLD UNIVERSITY RANKINGS, UIO, UNIVERSITY OF OSLO
| 2013-09-14 09:13:47

New Private Schools are in Queue for Norway’s New Conservative Government

Conservative Party (Høyre), Liberals (venstre) and Progress Party (FrP) promised liberalization in privatization of education. Now both large chains a...
Tags: PRIVATE, EDUCATION, SCHOOL, CONSERVATIVES, ELECTIONS, HUMANISTS, SONANS
| 2013-09-13 14:45:02

Norway Schools Ban Mobile Phone and Tablet PC

Kristiansand City Council adopted a ban on using mobile phones and tablet PCs as well as cameras in all 38 primary schools in the city....
Tags: KRISTIANSAND, EDUCATION, MOBILE PHONE, TABLET
| 2013-03-05 12:14:19

Man from Private, Women from Public

Despite all measures and women’s increasing education level in Norway, most of the women can find jobs in public sector and men get the jobs in privat...
Tags: LABOR, WORKING, WOMEN, MAN, EDUCATION
| 2013-02-08 18:28:59

Private Education: A Friend or Foe of Public Education?

A recent meeting organized by Fafo triggered the discussion on the status of private schools in Norway compared to other Nordic countries. The researc...
Tags: EDUCATION, CIVITA, FAFO
| 2013-02-04 09:06:41

International Talents are Wasted in Norway

A recent survey conducted by Damvad shows that very few international students remain in Norway after their graduation. ...
Tags: INTERNATIONAL, EDUCATION, MASTER, BRAIN
| 2013-01-15 09:41:11

Norway’s Richest Businessman Concerned about the Investment in Technology

The richest businessman and investor in the country, Johan Henrik Andresen says Norway needs thousands of engineers. The Minister of Education, Kriste...
Tags: INDUSTRY, EDUCATION, HALVORSEN, ANDRESEN
| 2012-12-05 12:37:32

Oslo Kindergartens Go on Strike

Today, thousands of daycare staff in Oslo go on strike. The reason is the large cut in the municipality, which leads to fewer employees per child....
Tags: KINDERGARTEN, EDUCATION, STRIKE
| 2012-11-22 14:41:57

NHO Calls For Better Skilled Graduates from Norwegian Universities

NHO chief Kristin Skogen Lund thinks Norwegian universities and colleges provide only limited skills for business....
Tags: EMPLOYMENT, INDUSTRY, NHO, EDUCATION
| 2012-11-20 09:14:37

Non-Western Graduates are Discriminated in Employment

A new study confirms that graduates of non-western immigrants have a higher level of unemployment than ethnic Norwegian....
Tags: IMMIGRANTS, EMPLOYMENT, EDUCATION
| 2012-08-03 08:59:56

Anti-Racism Education is Introduced in Norwegian Schools

Norwegian teachers will be trained on anti-racism, religious prejudice and anti-semitism....
Tags: ANTI-RACISM, ANTI-SEMITISM, EDUCATION
| 2012-07-31 07:55:18

Housing Crisis is Growing in Norway

Norwegian Association of Real Estate Agents (NEF) reported that the increasing demand by the students for private housing and the decreasing number of...
Tags: HOUSING, OSLO, BERGEN, ÅS, UNIERSITY, EDUCATION
| 2012-07-26 07:44:12

– It is not Our Responsibility to Build More Student Houses

The Norwegian student organisation believes the government must build more student houses but the government refuses the responsibility....
Tags: HOUSING, OSLO, BERGEN, ÅS, UNIVERSITY, EDUCATION
| 2012-07-25 09:17:55

12,000 Students Have No Place to Stay

Many students may not be able start their studies due to the lack of housing in the major cities of Norway. ...
Tags: HOUSING, OSLO, BERGEN, ÅS, UNIVERSITY, EDUCATION
| 2012-07-19 08:53:35

Record Admission to Higher Education in Norway

The interest in higher education continues to increase. Norwegians universities had never accepted so many admission as this year. ...
Tags: STUDY, UNIVERSITY, EDUCATION, HALVORSEN
| 2012-05-22 10:27:16

Bullying Prevails at School

The figures from the Student Survey 2012 show that the number of students who are bullied in Norway has not declined since 2011....
Tags: BULLYING, EDUCATION, SCHOOL
| 2012-04-26 08:06:31

Less Educated Old Men are Overrepresented in Anti-Immigrant Websites

Single, unemployed men over 65 years with little education are overrepresented in Islam hostile sites, according to Norwegian daily Klassekampen's sur...
Tags: IMMIGRANT, ISLAM, RACIST, WEBSITE, KLASSEKAMPEN, EDUCATION
| 2012-04-04 06:56:10

More ICT at Norwegian Schools

Centre for ICT in education (Senter for IKT) presents Monitor Report on the school's use of digital tools, teachers and pupils' digital literacy and t...
Tags: ICT, SCHOOL, EDUCATION
| 2012-04-02 07:17:06

Is There too much Education in Norway?

Minister of Higher Education and Research, Tora Aasland answered the claims that Norway has too much emphasis on higher and vocational education. ...
Tags: EDUCATION, HIGHER EDUCATION, VOCATIONAL EDUCATION
| 2012-04-02 07:11:30

Does Education Pay Off in Norway?

While the government increases Investments to boost technical and higher education, some think it is too much for Norway....
Tags: EDUCATION, HIGHER EDUCATION, VOCATIONAL EDUCATION
| 2012-02-08 22:00:01

Norway Discusses Introduction of Tuition Fees

Professor Peter Maassen comments on the debate on introducing tuition fees in Norwegian higher education....
Tags: EDUCATION, HIGHER EDUCATION, TUITION, SCHOOL FEE
| 2011-10-07 08:16:00

Budget 2012: Education and Research in Center

Continued low rates for day care, optional subjects at lower secondary level, continuation of student places and strengthening of basic research are m...
Tags: EDUCATION, RESEARCH, BUDGET
| 2011-05-12 08:33:15

Digital Compendium: Heading towards a Fee Charge at Universities?

The proposal to make compendia available digitally to all university students, for a fee that is drawn based on the number of students, leads uproar a...
Tags: HIGHER EDUCATION, COPYRIGHT, FEE
| 2011-03-08 13:51:02

Internationalisation of Norwegian Higher Education

International perspectives, knowledge of languages, and cultural awareness are increasingly important for young graduates seeking employment. Internat...
Tags: HIGHER EDUCATION, TORA AASLAND
| 2011-01-21 09:14:13

Norway Needs More People with Higher Education

A new report from the Minister of Research and Higher Education shows that there will be a growing need for people with higher education until 2020. ...
Tags: HIGHER EDUCATION
| 2010-12-08 09:10:04

PISA Results: Clear Development for Norwegian schools

In the latest PISA survey, Norwegian students had success in reading, science and mathematics compared to the 2006 survey....
Tags: PISA, EDUCATION
| 2010-11-11 14:35:41

FrP’s New Target is Higher Education

Progress Party (FrP) politician Per-Willy Amundsen reacts strongly to the lack of measures to prevent people without legal residence in Norway having ...
Tags: HIGHER EDUCATION, STUDY IN NORWAY, IMMIGRATION, RESIDENCE PERMIT, ILLEGAL, UNIVERSITY
| 2010-10-11 08:00:24

Fear of Gradual Introduction of Tuition Fee

Conservative political party Høyre proposed to discuss the introduction of tuition fees for international students studying in Norway. ...
Tags: TUITION, FREE EDUCATION, UNIVERSITY, EDUCATION, CONSERVATIVES, HøYRE, AASLAND, INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION, STUD
| 2010-09-16 08:32:55

-Universities are Sausage Factories!

Professor Bernt Hagtvet likened the universities to a sausage factory, and critized the higher education system in Norway....
Tags: EDUCATION, UNIVERSITY, QUALITY
| 2010-08-30 08:21:11

Xenophobia Reduces the Chance of Traineeship

Many minority students have to graduate from vocational schools in Oslo and Akershus without apprenticeship due to their ethnic backgrounds, writes Ut...
Tags: APPRENTICESHIP, VOCATIONAL EDUCATION, DISCRIMINATION, XENOPHOBIA
| 2010-08-28 09:58:26

More Students Taking Education Abroad

Figures from the Loan Fund shows an increase in the number of Norwegian students taking a full degree study abroad. In the academic year 2009-2010, ei...
Tags: UNIVERSITY, EDUCATION, USA, STUDY ABROAD
| 2010-08-25 13:12:32

FrP's Better Education Formula in Norway

Progress Party (FrP) proposed measures for a competetive education in Norway. They think improvement of the teachers' status and the introduction...
Tags: EDUCATION, FRP, SCHOOL, DROPOUT, MATH
| 2010-08-17 10:56:46

University of Oslo is on 75th place in the World

University of Oslo is ranked as the world's 75th best university in the so-called Shanghai ranking. The university was on the 65th place, last yea...
Tags: UIO, RANKING, UNIVERSITY, EDUCATION
| 2010-08-03 12:04:59

Private Kindergartens Forced to Close Down by Governemnt

Tens of thousands of children can be out of their kindergartens in the fall , if the government adopts the proposal which severely restricts the payme...
Tags: KINDERGARDEN, EDUCATION
| 2010-07-20 13:35:45

Historical Student Flow to Higher Education

Record number of places is offered for higher education in 2010. Around 71,500 applicants have been accepted as student to universities and colleges i...
Tags: EDUCATION, UNIVERSITY, SAMORDNAOPPTAK, AASLAND
| 2010-07-04 14:56:22

64 Years of International Summer School

The International summer school at University of Oslo celebrates its 64th years....
Tags: UNIVERSITY OF OSLO, SUMMER SCHOOL, NOBEL, INTERNATIONLIZATION, EDUCATION
| 2009-12-13 07:46:05

Minority Students Go for Prestigous Jobs

Young people with migration background is clearly over-represented in medicine. But almost very few select teacher education....
Tags: IMMIGRANT, TEACHING, MEDICINE, HIGHER EDUCATION
| 2009-11-18 11:13:36

France Wants Increased Cooperation with the Nordic Countries

French universities want to expand the cooperation with Nordic universities and colleges. Therefore they arrange a round of visits in the Nordic count...
Tags: EDUCATION, UNIVERSITY, FRANCE, CAMPUS, RESEARCH, COOPERATION
| 2009-11-12 10:20:07

Norwegian Minister Against Academic Boycott of Israel

Minister of Education, Tora Aasland goes against the proposal for an academic boycott for Israel, which will be voted in the Norwegian Science and Tec...
Tags: ISRAEL, BOYCOTT, NTNU, EDUCATION, ACADEMIC, AASLAND
| 2009-10-28 07:55:00

Iranian Student is Expelled from Norway

An Iranian student is expelled with fear of contribution to Iranian nuclear program. ...
Tags: EDUCATION, IRAN, STUDENT, NARVIK
| 2009-10-20 18:50:00

The Working Group ’’Mathematics for all!’’ is Appointed

Primary school pupils lose motivation for the math subject. This situation worsens at secondary schools. It is documented that lack of math skills is...
Tags: EDUCATION, MATHMEMATICS, RESEARCH
| 2009-10-14 00:55:00

More Money to the Norwegian Knowledge Economy

The 2010 budget includes additional resources for improving the quality of education aligning the efforts to make education better in Norway indicated...
Tags: BUDGET, GOVERNMENT, EDUCATION
| 2009-10-06 00:01:00

Students Mobility to Norway folded in 8 years

The number of students with foreign citizenship in Norway has increased by over 120 percent over the past eight years, according to figures from the M...
Tags: STUDY IN NORWAY, INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS, EDUCATION, UNIVERSITY
| 2009-08-24 11:12:12

New national writing center opened

Knowledge Minister Bård Vegar Solhjell opened the new national center for writing and write research in Trondheim. Located in Sør-Trøndelag University...
Tags: WRITING, TRONDHEIM, EDUCATION
| 2009-04-15 04:40:00

ICT Frightening for Children?

A new report shows that computers and digital cameras are present in the majority of kindergartens in Norway, but many kindergartens are reluctant to ...
Tags: ICT, EDUCATION, CHILDREN, KINDERGARDEN

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