Projects at the Department of Economics

Governance, Management and Performance in the Norwegian educational system.

Project period: 2010-2013

Project leader: Torberg Falch (ISØ)

Contractor: NFR

This research project emphasizes the roles of governance and management of schools.
The project covers both compulsory and upper secondary education. The project consists of 4 parts.
Part 1 is on governance in compulsory education, and the main purposes are to investigate the implementation and consequences of new modes of governance and management. Part 2 will develop performance indicators for upper secondary education and part 3 will analyze how the performance indicators are affected by governance. Finally, the topic of part 4 is management of schools. The main purpose of this part is to investigate how management of schools affects student performance.