Tagged: Education

Tønsberg

Minnesota students teach in Norway

Part One: The American education majors embark on a Norwegian teaching adventure All three of us have always wanted to study abroad during college, but we had no idea that it would be in...

study abroad

Studying abroad: why do it?

A teacher’s two cents John F. L. Ross Oslo, Norway Why go abroad for college-level study? And why study in Norway? As someone who did neither one, I might seem poorly situated to address,...

American College in Moss

Teaching in Norway, despite myself

Dispatches from an American teacher’s Norwegian classroom John F. L. Ross Oslo, Norway I teach in Norway, though I’m neither Norwegian nor partnered to one, and any blood ties are distant. Southern born and...

Norwegian students

Poll reveals who Europe’s students are

Students in Norway differ from students in many other European countries. Did you know that… Anna Lene Keute SSB Half of students are 25 or over The median age of students in Norway is...

Community-supported education

A short list of scholarships offered in the Norwegian-American community The American Scandinavian Foundation ASF offers fellowships (up to $23,000) and grants (up to $5,000) to U.S. residents to pursue research, study, or creative...

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DC fifth graders visit Norway’s Embassy

A year of learning about Norway concludes with performances, gifts, and waffles Christine Foster Meloni Washington More than 70 embassies in Washington, D.C., participated in the Embassy School Adoption Program this past year. The...

Immigration

Immigrants must learn Norwegian

Norway wants to make “willingness” to learn a requirement to earn government support. The Local Norway’s government wants to tighten rules on social welfare payments to foreign citizens, Minister of Finance Siv Jensen has...

Yogibana for schools

Mona Anita K. Olsen, PhD Cornell University Yogibana is an artistic wellness concept that weaves yoga and ikebana (Japanese style floral design) together in 12 steps. This innovative concept is a fusion of the...