Norwegian Knowledge Centre for Education launched

Minister of Education and Research Kristin Halvorsen at the opening of the Knowledge Centre on 16 May. (Photo: Thomas Keilman)

The purpose of the centre is to compile systematic reviews of national and international research of relevance for all levels of the educational system: kindergarten, primary school, upper secondary school, higher education, and adult learning.

In 2011, the Research Council of Norway was been commissioned by the Ministry of Education and Research to establish a Knowledge Centre in the field of educational research. The new centre was officially launched on 16 May.

In her remarks at the official opening, Minister of Education and Research Kristin Halvorsen said: “The Knowledge Centre will enable us to compile, synthesise and utilise the steadily growing body of international knowledge about education and will provide an important contribution to the foundation for Norwegian education policy.”

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