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  • The number of participants from Syria more than doubled

    In 2016, 24 000 persons participated in the introduction programme for new immigrants. This is an increase of 34 per cent from the previous year. The number of participants from Syria more than doubled to 7 500. 

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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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  • Too much time spent on paid work leads to a reduction in study time

    Fulltime students working more than 10 hours a week spend on average less time on their studies than students who do not work.

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  • Teacher competence in secondary education

    Reports 2017/25

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  • Lifelong learning 2008-2017

    Reports 2017/23

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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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  • Fewer participate in non-formal education

    At the first quarter of 2017, 47 per cent of employed persons had participated in non-formal education in the preceding 12 months. This amounts to a decrease of two percentage points compared to 2016.

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  • Highest level of education in Oslo

    In 2016, half of the population in Oslo aged 16 years and over had a higher education. As a national average, 33 per cent had attained an education at this level.

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  • Completion rate up

    The number of pupils completing upper secondary school and qualifying for university or obtaining vocational competence within five years has increased to 73 per cent over the past two years, up from a previously stable level around 70 per cent.

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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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  • Fewer students choosing post-secondary vocational education

    In the autumn of 2016, 14 750 students were registered in post-secondary education programmes in Norway. This is 400 fewer than in 2015 and 1 200 fewer than the peak year of 2014.

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  • Moderate increase in household payments

    In January 2017, the average monthly household payment for a kindergarten place was NOK 2 374. In addition, the kindergartens charged NOK 289 in fees for food and additional expenses.

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  • Household payments for kindergarten, January 2017

    Reports 2017/07

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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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  • Half a million participants

    In 2016, there were 505 000 participants on 45 000 subsidised courses arranged by popular education organisations. These courses accounted for a total of 1.4 million lessons.

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