The Directorate has the overall responsibility for supervising kindergarten, education and the governance of the education sector, as well as the implementation of Acts of Parliament and regulations. The Directorate is responsible for managing the Norwegian Support System for Special Education (Statped), state-owned schools and the educational direction of the National Education Centres.
The Directorate is responsible for all national statistics concerning kindergarten, primary and secondary education. On the basis of these statistics it initiates, develops and monitors research and development.
The objective of the Directorate is to ensure that all children, pupils and apprentices receive the high quality education they are entitled to.
The Norwegian Directorate for Education and Training P.O. Box. 9359 Grønland, 0135 OSLO N - 0135 OSLO NORWAY Phone: + 47 23 30 12 00 Fax: + 47 23 30 12 99 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information about the Norwegian system of kindergarten and education, visit the web site of The Ministry of Education and Research.