27. November 2018

New methods of reducing the pupil-teacher ratio

The effect of a reduced pupil-teacher ratio has mainly been investigated as that of reduced class size, but there are other methods of reducing the ratio. One alternative approach is to deploy additional teachers in selected subjects.
2. November 2018

Breakfast seminar November 16th: Systematic reviews in Education

What can we learn from systematic reviews? What role does this play in educational research and policy design and what are the advantages and disadvantages of using different types of knowledge insights?
3. October 2018

Educational leadership in Norway

Despite international and domestic reforms in higher education in the past decades, results indicate a gap between macro-level policy-making and its implementation at micro-level.
20. September 2018

Grades viewed as a fair measure of merit in accessing higher education

The access policy and practice of using grades as a measure of merit in Norway is judged as fair – or, as fair as is possible in such a system.
6. September 2018

Breakfast Meeting – The Possibilities for Biotech in the Brewery Industry

Welcome to breakfast meeting with Tekna Biotek in collaboration with SusValueWaste and NIFU! This morning you will get to know more about the possibilities for biotech in the brewery industry.
3. September 2018

Increased number of international students in Norway

Between 2000 and 2015, Norway has experienced a large increase in the number of international students compared with many other countries. This may seem paradoxical considering that Norway is a country with few well-known universities, a high cost of living, and a geographical location on the northern fringe of Europe.
30. August 2018

Increased RCT in Scandinavian educational research

The Scandinavian countries have a long history of implementing social interventions, but the interventions have not been examined using randomised controlled trials (RCT) until relatively recently compared with countries like the United States and the United Kingdom.
27. August 2018

Workshop: Learning How to Learn: Powerful Mental Tools to Master Tough Subjects

In this presentation, we will deep into the brain to present practically useful information about how you can more easily master new and difficult material—which can also help improve your teaching. 
27. August 2018

Workshop: How to Create Successful Online Learning Programs and Videos?

This workshop will describe the key elements behind the making of high quality educational online educational materials that include videos.