Knowledge Minister Bård Vegar Solhjell opened the new national center for writing and write research in Trondheim. Located in Sør-Trøndelag University College, which has strong team of specialists in the field.
This is the eighth national center aiming to strengthen the writing skills of teachers and students.
– One of the school’s most important tasks is to help all students to be good language users. The new center will have as a primary goal to put the writing in all subjects on the agenda, “says the minister Bård Vegar Solhjell.
The center will lead and coordinate efforts to develop good ways of working, teaching and assessment of writing skills. The center will contribute to information and dissemination of experience from research, trials and development projects within their field of study.
National Center for writing and write research (Writing Center) is a center for the stimulation and training in writing in kindergarten, primary and secondary schools, adult education and teacher training in Norway. The Center’s primary mission is to lead and coordinate efforts of development of working methods, teaching and assessment to improve writing skills in basic education.