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About Research, Innovation and Competence Development

Research, Innovation and Competence Development (Norwegian acronym: FIKS) is a unit which coordinates UiO’s initiative for research, innovation and competence development in schools. This initiative has its basis in the decentralized competence development scheme. 

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FIKS is located at the University of Oslo and was established late 2017. Archive photo: © UiO/Francesco Saggio

The decentralized competence development scheme was described in a report to the Parliament (2016), and is the basis for the cooperation between the university and college sector, school owners, school leaders and teachers. 


FIKS will coordinate the activities and actions for competence development together with the following faculties:

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Published May 29, 2018 1:30 PM - Last modified Dec. 11, 2020 12:11 PM