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  • More students want to become teachers

    The number of students in teacher training and pedagogy programmes continues to increase. From 2017 to 2018, there was a particularly high increase in the number of students in primary and lower secondary teacher education.

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  • Facts about education in Norway 2019

    Where in the country do most children go to kindergarten, and what line of study is most popular at the moment? The Facts about education publication includes most of the figures on education in Norway – from kindergarten to university.

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  • This is Norway 2018

    This is Norway presents statistics from a variety of areas and seeks to give an overview of Norwegian society and its developments in recent years.

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  • Graduates under 25 years complete most of the graduations on short and medium tertiary level

    In the academic year 2016-2017, 56 per cent of the short and medium tertiary graduations where completed by 19-24 year-old graduates. This indicates an increase of almost 10 per cent over the last 10 years.

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  • Women and men in Norway 2018

    Who are the women and men in Norway? Statistics Norway presents similarities and differences between women and men in Norway within areas of society we can describe with statistics in Women and men in Norway.

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  • The largest study locations in Norway

    The Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) has most students, but a number of new higher education institutions have been included in the top ten as a result of mergers in recent years.

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  • Which students are most satisfied with the quality of teaching?

    Sixty-five per cent of students in Norway are satisfied or very satisfied with the quality of teaching, but differences are huge. Students are most satisfied at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences in Ås and at the Norwegian School of Economics.

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  • Facts about education in Norway 2018

    Where in the country do most children go to kindergarten, and what line of study is most popular at the moment? The Facts about education publication includes most of the figures on education in Norway – from kindergarten to university.

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  • This is Norway 2017

    This is Norway presents statistics from a variety of areas and seeks to give an overview of Norwegian society and its developments in recent years.

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  • Fewer students abroad

    Close to 15 750 degree students from Norway were studying in higher education abroad in autumn 2016, nearly 1 000 fewer than the year before. The United Kingdom and Denmark have attracted the most students from Norway for a number of years, but bo...

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  • Parents’ education is significant

    About 66 per cent of students who entered higher education in 2008 completed a degree within eight years. Completion rates differ depending on the level of parents’ education.

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  • 6 out of 10 graduates are women

    For all graduation levels, there were more women than men who graduated in the academic year 2015/16. The difference was greatest at undergraduate level, where 63 per cent of the graduates were women.

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  • More students in teacher education

    In higher education, there were 2 590 more students in the various teacher education programmes in 2016 than the year before. In 2015, 36 850 students were registered in these programmes, and 39 440 in 2016.  

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  • Facts about education in Norway 2017

    Where in the country do most children go to kindergarten, and what line of study is most popular at the moment? The Facts about education publication includes most of the figures on education in Norway – from kindergarten to university.

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  • Facts about education in Norway 2016

    In «Facts About Education in Norway 2016» you can find figures on virtually every form of education in the country – from kindergarten to university.

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