10 000 teachers in Norway applied for further teacher training 2018, which is 600 more than the year before. The focus on the applications is to meet the new requirements of mathematics and language in the new Norwegian curriculum. At the same time as new courses in programming and digitalisation is being introduced. The minister of education Jan Tore Sanner comments in the following way: “It is important that the pupils are learning more about how the technology is working och how the digitization affect our society. Therefore I am also glad that 288 teachers have applied for further education in programming.” While 635 teacher will study to improve their professional digital competence. Source: Ministry of Education, Norway
The demand for teacher training increases when education turns digital
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