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Centre for Learning Environment

The Norwegian Centre for Learning Environment and Behavioural Research in Education (Centre for Learning Environment) is both a research centre and a National Education Centre, assisting the national educational authorities in their work to implement the national educational policy in preschools and schools in Norway.

On the one hand, our aim is to produce state-of-the-art research-based knowledge on learning environment in kindergarten and schools and on socio-emotional developmental challenges among children and youth. On the other hand, we seek to provide developmental resources and support for preschools and schools in their work to promote a healthy learning environment and to effectively tackle and prevent learning environment-related problems among children and youth.

The work of the Centre for Learning Environment is tightly connected to and reflects the current society and societal changes and development, which characterize childhood and youth today and in the future.

The Centre for Learning Environment has three research groups:

  • School-innovation research
  • Emotional problems and mental health in preschools and schools
  • Behavioral problems among children and adolescents

The Centre for Learning Environment carries out national representative surveys of School Environment (questionnaires among students, teachers, principals) every 3 years, and has accumulated an extensive database since 1995 (1995-1998-2001-2004-2008).

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