Adult Education and Skills
The job market is changing rapidly, and it requires an increasingly skilled workforce. Enabling people of all ages to acquire new skills is one of the government’s priorities. Equally, it is more important than ever before to take good, well-informed decisions about your education.
2014-12-22: Education is becoming an increasingly important factor for success in the Norwegian labour market.
2017-07-10: The population's skills are society's most important resource and the basis for welfare, growth, wealth creation and sustainability.
2014-12-22: Fact sheet: White Paper Meld. St. 16 (2015–2016) Report to the Storting Social inclusion and a second chance – Coordinated efforts for adult learning
To improve the adult population’s access to professional career guidance, the committee believes that career centres with sufficient capacity should be established in all counties.
Vocational College Education
Our competitiveness will depend on a workforce with advanced and relevant skills, and good adaptability, and that we as a country are part of the technological development.
The most important documents are bills (propositions), white papers, hearing documents and Official Norwegian Reports (NOUs). (These documents are primarily available in Norwegian.)
Department for Education, Training and Skills Policy
Phone: +47 22 24 76 01
Address: Postboks 8119 Dep, 0032 Oslo
Visitor address: Kirkegata 18, Oslo