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Thousands more head out on strike

More than 20,000 public sector employees, many of them teachers and nurses, are now on strike in Norway after municipal employers refused to take...

Assaulted teacher loses compensation claim

Norway's Supreme Court has refused to hear an appeal from an Oslo high school teacher who was assaulted by a student in his classroom....

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...

International school closed on Friday

The private and expensive Oslo International School in Bærum (OIS) chose to close its doors on Friday, the first in Norway to do so...

Armed, uniformed man arrested at school

Police in Trondheim arrested a young Norwegian man in an armed operation at a local high school on Wednesday. The man, who turned out...

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...

Norway to try more flexible school start

Schools are opening all over the country this week, with lots of six-year-olds probably the most excited or anxious as they enter the first...

Climate strikers defy adults’ scoldings

They were out early in front of the Parliament on Friday, and some had camped overnight. As thousands also gathered all over the country...

Violence rising at primary schools

Armed police and emergency health care personnel responded swiftly to calls of a "threatening situation" involving a knife at a primary school in Oslo...

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