Linguistic minorities in upper secondary education in Norway

Overgaard, Tomas
June 1995
European Education;Summer95, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p111
Academic Journal
Presents results of a study on the educational achievements of pupils belonging to linguistic minorities in Norway. Unequal opportunities in terms of upper secondary education; Indication that almost no pupils of African or South American origin have been able to complete vocational training; Falling behind of pupils belonging to linguistic minorities.


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