NOKUT has adjusted its guidelines and practices for recognition of foreign higher education. The changes will make the recognition process more flexible and better suited for today’s state of affairs in education.
The departure of the United Kingdom from the EU took place on 31 January 2020. NOKUT has several recognition schemes, and Brexit will only have legal ramifications for applicants applying for recognition of teacher qualifications from the UK.
NOKUT takes over the responsibility as competent authority for the recognition of teachers, first language teachers and heads of kindergarten/educational supervisors in kindergarten with qualifications from abroad.
NOKUT scheme for automatic recognition foreign qualifications is extended to include Polish and Lithuanian degrees.
NOKUT’s Toolkit for Recognition of Refugees’ Qualifications has won one award and has been nominated for one more. The project has received funding from the European Union’s Erasmus+ programme.
NOKUT has published a report proposing changes to the criteria for general recognition of higher education from abroad in Norway. Easier recognition of foreign master’s degrees is one of the suggestions.
Norwegian Agency for Quality Assurance in Education (NOKUT) has now opened a new recognition scheme for persons with foreign tertiary vocational education.