Early education and care is a growing area of research in Norway. VEBB is one of eight innovation projects funded by the Norwegian Research Council’s program for research and innovation in education (FINNUT).
In reading tests at school, girls tend to be ahead of boys, in all age groups and in all countries. But in young adults, there is suddenly no longer any difference between men’s and women’s reading skills. Why is that? Could the answer be in the way the tests are designed?
Teachers can use certain markers to identify Year One pupils who are at risk of developing reading and writing difficulties, as soon as they start school.