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Tuesday, October 4, 2022

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Teachers ordered back to work

Norway's labour minister, Marte Mjøs Persen, is from the Labour Party herself and usually honours workers' right to strike. On Tuesday evening, though, she...

Teachers’ strike deadlocked

A major strike by teachers nationwide spread again on Monday, with 8,450 teachers currently out on picket lines and another 100 set to be...

Even more teachers out on strike

The number of teachers now on strike in Norway rose to 8,200 on Monday. National mediator Mats Ruland confirmed that the conflict appears deadlocked...

Corona clouds the first day of school

Schools were opening all over Norway on Monday, just as Corona infection rates have risen. Many parents won't be allowed into the classroom with...

International Summer School disrupted

Norway's popular International Summer School (ISS) at the University of Oslo has become another casualty of the Corona virus crisis. It's been cancelled this year for...

Norway cancels written exams

Norway's Ministry of Education has decided to cancel all written exams at the junior high- and high school level. It remained unclear whether oral...

Two new ministers stride into crisis

NEWS ANALYSIS: Right in the middle of Norway's biggest crisis in years, Prime Minister Erna Solberg also had to formally name two new cabinet...

Teenagers have trouble reading

Only half of Norwegian teenagers read books during their free time, and boys are especially struggling with reading at school. Girls are still better,...

New teaching plan hits digital divide

Even one of the Norwegian newspapers that's most critical of the country's conservative government had high marks for the new teaching plans and curriculum...

Rich shipowner defies Darwin

A wealthy 81-year-old shipowner from Kristiansand is donating NOK 15 million (USD 1.6 million) to a foundation that challenges Darwin's theory of evolution. Einar...

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