Ministry of Education and Research (Norway)

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Torbjørn Røe Isaksen is Norwegian i Norway's Minister of Education and Research

Royal Norwegian Ministry of Education and Research (Norwegian: Kunnskapsdepartementet, lit. Ministry of Knowledge) is a Norwegian government ministry responsible for education, research and kindergartens. The ministry was established in 1814, and is since 16 October 2013 led by Torbjørn Røe Isaksen (Conservative Party).

The department reports to the legislature (Stortinget). Traditionally this ministry was also responsible for church affairs, but this function was transferred to the Ministry of Culture and Church Affairs in 2002.

Organisations[edit]

Political staff[1][edit]

Departments[edit]

  • Department of Early Childhood Education and Care[2]
  • Department of Education and Training
  • Department of Higher Education
  • Department of Research
  • Department of Policy Analysis, Lifelong Learning and International Affairs
  • Department of Governance and Finance
  • Department of Administration and Development
  • The Communication Unit

Subsidiaries[edit]

The following government agencies are subordinate the ministry:[3]

Universities[edit]

Specialised Colleges[edit]

Regional University Colleges[edit]

Limited companies[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ministry of Education and Research - Political staff
  2. ^ Norwegian Ministry of Education and Research. "Organisation". Retrieved June 27, 2007. 
  3. ^ Norwegian Ministry of Education and Research. "Underliggende etater" (in Norwegian). Retrieved June 27, 2007. 

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