This report offer an overview on school dropout and high absences in Norway, primarily regarding pupils in primary and lower secondary school. The focus is on the rules and measures that have been put in place to increase attendance and ensure that pupils attend and complete their schooling. The publication serves as background information for the joint Norwegian-Romanian project “Inclusive Education for Children and Young People at Risk” (NOROC).
A new scientific article, based on data from the Oslo region, finds that attitudes towards Muslims among students with a majority background are more positive in schools where the proportion of Muslims is higher. This finding indicates that increased contact across religious divides may contribute to more positive attitudes.
In 2022, a record number of people have fled the war in Ukraine and received temporary protection in other European countries. In this publication, Ida Kjeøy and Guri Tyldum describe how Ukrainian refugees in Poland and Norway think about migration and the option to return to Ukraine.