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  • Higher share of children in kindergarten

    In 2016, 91 per cent of all children aged 1-5 attended kindergarten.

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  • 90 per cent male pupils on some programmes

    Men and women differ in their choice of upper secondary education. Women outnumber men in general study programmes, while men dominate in vocational programmes. Most pupils attend state schools, but the number of pupils in private schools has doub...

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  • Higher share of women on web-based courses

    In the autumn of 2016, there were slightly less than 12 000 participants in web-based schools. The share of women participating in web-based courses has been increasing slightly over the past years, and in 2016, the share of female participants in...

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  • Consistent disparities in national tests

    The results from Norwegian national tests show that the same groups are achieving the highest proficiency level year after year: pupils in central municipalities, pupils with highly educated parents and pupils with no immigration background are mo...

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  • Women and men – Please, mind the gap!

    Statistical analysis 2017

    Half of the women who participate in the Introduction programme for newly arrived refugees are in work or education one year after the programme. The political goal is 70 per cent. Men achieve this target, but women do not. Why is there such a gen...

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  • Education from back home

    Statistical analysis 2017

    Gaining a foothold in the labour market and settling in Norway can be largely dependent on the education a refugee has from their homeland. Education levels differ considerably depending on country background.This article was first published in No...

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  • Differences in the value added of primary and lower secondary schools in Norway

    Reports 2017/02

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  • Norwegian Standard Classification of Education 2016

    Documents 2017/02

    The Norwegian Standard Classification of Education (NUS2000) is above all primarily meant for use in official Norwegian statistics. The main purpose is to define and classify educational activities according to level and field of education. 

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  • Six in ten participants in programme for new immigrants are working or studying

    In 2015, 58 per cent of those who completed or dropped out of the introduction programme for new immigrants a year earlier were either in employment or education. Sixty-six per cent of the men and 49 per cent of the women were either in employment...

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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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  • More pupils in private schools

    About 630 000 pupils attended a Norwegian primary or lower secondary school in 2016. The number of pupils has increased by about 5 000 since the last school year. A total of 3.6 per cent of these pupils attend private schools, which is the most pu...

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  • Government subsidies covered 86 per cent of expenditures

    Government subsidies accounted for 86 per cent of gross operating expenditures in private kindergartens in 2015, and parental payments accounted for 16 per cent.

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  • Two-fold increase in Syrian participants

    During 2015, 37 100 people attended Norwegian language training and social studies for newly arrived immigrants - a 2 percent increase from 2014. A total of 4 500 of the participants were from Syria. This is nearly double the number from the previ...

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  • Free child care in Oslo

    Reports 2016/36

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  • Education-specific labour force and demand in Norway in times of transition

    Reports 2016/31

    This report analyzes the demand for labour in Norway between 2014 and 2035, and whether this demand corresponds to the educational composition of the labour force.

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