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Immigrant workers from EU/EEC - a demographic overview
Three out of four immigrant workers are men, but women have been a relatively larger group the later years. The share of women varies between 17 percent for Poland and 35 per cent from Hungary. Women are, on average, younger and more educated than men.
08.02.2016
National school tests: Boys well represented in both highest and lowest competence levels
National school tests: Boys well represented in both highest and lowest competence levels
Boys distinguish themselves at the highest proficiency level in two out of three national tests completed in 2015. However, more boys than girls also have the lowest proficiency level in all tests. The girls score high in reading, while the smallest gender gap is in English skills.
04.02.2016
Decrease in full-time employment among men
From the 4th quarter of 2014 to the 4th quarter of 2015 the number of men in part-time work increased by 22 000, while there was a decrease in the number of full-time employed men.
03.02.2016
NOK 1 billion to top-notch researchers
NOK 1 billion to top-notch researchers
A total of 9 of the 46 projects selected for funding have a woman project manager. Of the 172 proposed projects, 38 had a woman project manager. ”We would have liked to have seen a higher proportion of women project managers,” says the Director General.
29.01.2016