Ministry of Education and Research

Tonje Brenna (Lab.)

Minister of Education

Ola Borten Moe (Cent.)

Minister of Research and Higher Education

Ministry of Education and Research is responsible for primary and secondary school, upper secondary and tertiary vocational education and higher education sectors,  kindergartens, cultural schools, vocational education and training and adult learning.

News from the Ministry

Government to provide student support for electricity costs

13/12/2021: The Government is proposing offering an application-based additional loan of NOK 3000 to students at universities, university colleges and vocational schools and adult students studying at upper secondary level in order to cover their electricity costs. NOK 1200 of this additional loan will be converted into a grant.

Examinations at universities, university colleges and vocational schools are to be completed

13/12/2021: Measures and recommendations that focus on universities, university colleges and vocational schools must provide students with safe teaching, compulsory courses and examinations.