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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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  • 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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