This week , it was known how the four thousand new study places are, the government will create will be distributed on the subjects. As expected, it was highest number of student places within the natural sciences and technological subjects, as well as many within the health and social care and teacher training. But also the creative subjects, music, film and art, was favored by 22 new student places. It is well known that the need for nurses, teachers and technologists is huge, so this is a sensible decision.
Of these education is the lærerstudiet and the question of who gets let in where that has been most controversial. At the same time that there is a great need for skilled teachers in order to meet the lærerløftet, there are many qualified applicants who want to be just teachers. When Samordna opptak in the last year, put forward their figures for 2019, it was revealed that there were more applicants to the teacher education program, and that an increasing number of the applicants were qualified. Acting head of section Geir Sverre Andersen pointed out that there were more qualified applicants than before the government's controversial karaktergrense, the one who demanded that universities had to have at least grade 4 in English and mathematics, was introduced.Turn On the LydErrorAllerede plus customer? Log into herError nils henrik ASHEIM: Research and higher education, Henrik Asheim answers questions students have submitted to the Newspaper. Video: Nicolai Delebekk / Photo: Fredrik Hagen, NTB / Dagbladet TV, 19. march 2020 Show more
He interpreted it. so that more of the prospective students had worked hard to reach the requirements, and that this had led to a general raise of the level. With regard to the problems it is in parts of the country to provide qualified teachers, especially in the North of Norway, it is good to make sure that not a lack of student places helps to make these challenges greater.
Government action is also a far better way to control the sector than the hopeless proposal that was recently put forward by the Labour party, the centre party and the Fremskrittsspartiet. The three parties will have an arrangement where the parts of the financial support to universities and colleges is how many of their students that get a permanent job afterwards, which can make that the humanities and social sciences subjects are being harmed.
instead , it is important to prepare a strategy in cooperation with the sector, which takes into account the academic freedom, but also to facilitate that eager and qualified applicants, who will enter professions that there is a continuous need for, the possibility of this. It is called having multiple thoughts in mind at the same time, and it is widely seen as a good approach. the
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