On average, two out of three minority students need special tuition, as they can not speak enough Norwegian to follow the normal teaching. It corresponds to every fourth student at Oslo schools, writes Aftenposten.
Along with Tamils and Vietnamese, Norwegian-Pakistanis are among immigrant groups with the longest period of residence in Norway. 91 percent of the school children of Pakistani origin were born in Norway. Yet, seven out of ten Norwegian-Pakistani learners need special Norwegian instruction.
Also 6 out of Tamil origin Norwegian students attend to these extra language courses, while the proportion of the Vietnamese students having problem in Norwegian is fifty percent.