Norway: Education and Training

Observer 205, April/May 1997
Like other OECD countries, Norway is in the process of adjusting to new technologies and the industrial restructuring they bring. The result is a rising demand for vocationally oriented human capital. After the turn of the century the economy will have to be restructured to make it less dependent on the oil activities
on the Norwegian continental shelf and to revive the manufacturing industries that have suffered in the past from the real appreciation of the exchange rate associated with the oil wealth. The Norwegian education and training system could play its part in meeting these challenges by providing people with the appropriate skills and abilities.To read the full article, download the PDF file below.



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