Ministry of Education and Research

Ministry of Education and Research is responsible for primary and secondary school, upper secondary and tertiary vocational education and higher education sectors, as well as kindergartens and cultural schools. The Ministry is also responsible for research.


Bilde av elever

Education provides opportunities for all

The government prioritises continuing education for teachers, raising quality in day-care institutions and more funding for research and higher education in the national budget for 2015.

Bilde fra første skoledag

Promotion of the status and quality of teachers

"Promotion of the status and quality of teachers – joint effort for a modern school of knowledge” is a government programme to create schools where students learn more.

Bilde fra møtet/Photo from the meeting

Japan-Norway Cooperation in Science and Technology

This week, the fifth Japan-Norway Joint Committee Meeting (JCM) on cooperation in science and technology was held in Oslo.

More current issues from this ministry


NOU 2014: 5

MOOCs for Norway — New digital learning methods in higher education

Research in Norway

Research is a key policy area for the Government. This brochure gives a brief overview over research and research policy in Norway.

Find document

The most important documents are bills (propositions), white papers, hearing documents and Official Norwegian Reports (NOUs). (These documents are primarily available in Norwegian.)