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.

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Skills for the future

2014-12-22: Education is becoming an increasingly important factor for success in the Norwegian labour market.

Norwegian Strategy for Skills Policy 2017-2021

2017-02-21: The population's skills are society's most important resource and the basis for welfare, growth, wealth creation and sustainability. Solid skills within the workforce is and will be crucial both for the Norwegian economy's competitiveness and for employment.

White Paper on Adult Education

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

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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.)