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 Marina Warner

The Holberg Prize Names British Storyteller and Fairytale Critic Marina Warner as 2015 Laureate

Warner is receiving the honour for her work on the analysis of stories and myths and how they reflect their time and place. She is known for the emphasis of gender roles and feminism in her literary work.

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.

Illustrasjonsbilde forskning

Strategy for research and innovation cooperation with the EU

the Government’s goals and ambitions for Norway’s participation in Horizon 2020 and the European Research Area (ERA).

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