17-December-2012

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Closing the Gender Gap - country note: Norway

Gains in female education attainment have contributed to a worldwide increase in women’s participation in the labour force, but considerable gaps remain in working hours, conditions of employment and earnings.  More specific data for Norway are available in this country note.

10-December-2012

English

Women in work: The Norwegian experience

An interview with Sigbjørn Johnsen, Minister of Finance, Norway. High female participation in the workforce has a decisive effect on a country’s performance, as Norway shows.

27-June-2012

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Jobs for immigrants (Vol.3): Labour market integration in Austria, Norway and Switzerland

This publication reviews the labour market integration of immigrants and their children in three OECD countries (Austria, Norway and Switzerland) and provides country-specific recommendations. It also includes a summary chapter highlighting common challenges and policy responses. It is the third and last in a series which has covered eleven OECD countries.

  • 'Jobs for Immigrants' Series
  • 11-June-2012

    English

    Senior budget official country reviews of budgeting systems

    The objective of senior budget official country reviews is to provide a comprehensive overview of the budget process in the country under examination, to evaluate national experiences in the light of international best practice and to provide specific policy recommendations.

    23-January-2012

    English

    OECD-Norway High-level Roundtable - Starting Strong: Implementing Policies for High Quality Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC)

    This meeting will focus attention on the importance of high-quality early childhood education and care, highlight policies and practices that can enhance investment in it, and share perspectives and foster dialogue to promote understanding of the challenges.

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    7-December-2011

    English

    OECD Statistical Profile of Norway

    The country statistical profiles include a wide range of indicators on economy, education, energy, environment, foreign aid, health, information and communication, labour, migration, R&D, trade and society.

    31-October-2011

    English

    OECD Reviews of Evaluation and Assessment in Education: Norway 2011

    This book provides, for Norway, an independent analysis from an international perspective of major issues facing the evaluation and assessment framework in education along with current policy initiatives and possible future approaches.

    22-September-2011

    English, , 2,812kb

    OECD Reviews of Evaluation and Assessment in Education: Norway

    Norway has a well-established tradition of decentralisation and school autonomy. In this decentralised context, evaluation and assessment are essential to monitor the quality of education nationally and provide feedback for improvement to school owners and schools.

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    7-July-2011

    English

    Reviews of National Policies for Education: Improving Lower Secondary Schools in Norway 2011

    This report aims to help education authorities in Norway and other OECD countries to understand the importance of lower secondary education and to find approaches to strengthen this key education level.

    30-June-2011

    English

    Corruption : OECD recognises Norway’s commitment to the fight against foreign bribery and recommends further improvements

    Norway has made significant progress in its efforts against the bribery of foreign public officials in recent years, according to a new OECD report. But more could be done to strengthen enforcement, including by focusing on the confiscation from companies of the proceeds of bribery.

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