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Bidding for a Centre of Excellence in Education - We are in the final round!

The Norwegian Academy of Music is one of 8 finalists chosen among 24 host institution applicants to the national programme for Centres of Excellence in Education.

The Centre of Excellence programme establishes time-limited research centres at host institutions recognized for their commitment to enhancing the quality of education.

Development and dissemination of new knowledge and expertise is a core goal of the scheme.

Funding for the centres

The establishment of a Centre of Excellence secures funding for a period of 5 years (NOK 3 million per year), with the possibility of extension for another 5 years.

Centre of Excellence in Music Performance Education (CEPME)

In their application, the Norwegian Academy of Music proposed a research centre dedicated to the advancement of higher music performance education. Download the CEMPE project description (pdf).

Assessed by an international expert committee

In September, the 8 finalist institutions will be visited and assessed by an international expert committee with members from Norway and leading European education institutions.

NOKUT– the Norwegian Agency for Quality Assurance in Education – manages the CoE Scheme which was established by the Norwegian Ministry of Education and Research in 2010.

Final decision to be announced in November

The appointment of 3 new centres will be announced at the NOKUT Anniversary Conference on 8 November, 2013.

The Norwegian Academy of Music is one of the following 8 applicants going through to the final assessment round:

  1. The Norwegian Academy of Music – Centre of Excellence in Music Performance Education (CEMPE)
  2. NTNU – Innovative teaching in information Technology (2IT)
  3. NTNU – Transformative Learning in Architectural Education (TransARK)
  4. University of Agder – Centre for Research, Innovation and Coordination of Mathematics Teaching (MatRIC)
  5. University of Bergen – Centre for Excellence in Biology Education (BioCEED)
  6. University of Oslo – Centre for Entrepreneurship
  7. University of Oslo – Health and Social- Unlimited
  8. University of Tromsø –  Centre for Inter-professional Education in Health (INTERPROF)

Last updated: 14. August 2013