The activity of MVO• Primary and lower secondary education• Norwegian language education for immigrants• Education / training for adults with special needs• Councelling services• Cources, seminars• MVO is a municipal service, but offers services for adults in the region
Norwegian Language and Civics for adult immigrants• Courses Day and evening cources• Introduction programme for refugees – Norwegian language education on different levels – Work experience – Various courses – Full time studies lasting up to 2 years – Participants receive a support benefit(wages
Primary and lower secondary education• For ethnic Norwegians and for refugees who attend the introduction programme• Subjects: – Norwegian – Mathematics – Social science – General science – English – Computer skills
Adults with special needs:For people with special needs caused by:• Mental retardation• Mental health problems• Acquired brain injury• Visual/hearing difficulties• Reading/writing difficulties• General learning difficultiesBased on expert assessment fromthe educational and psychological service
Other services• Courses on request• Computer courses on different levels• Courses in sign language• Courses for adults with reading and writing difficulties• Counselling services
Organisation• 40 teachers• Management – Headmaster – 2 department managers – School councellor
Students 2011/2012• Norwegian language cources:300• Primary and lower sec. education: 30• Special needs department: 120• Courses: 600• picture
Finances• Municipal subsidies• Government subsidies – Norwegian language education for immigrants – Introduction programme• Student payment• Income from profitable cources
Norwegian Language Education for Immigrants:• Smart Board• Notebook• Learning programs on the internet supplied by the textbook authors• A various number of educational software• Writing and reading support – PC• Television clips and tasks (TV2 & NRK)• Video and audio recording
Digital tools• Word text program.• Excel a program for working with numbers.• Internet, further introduction should not be necessary.• The final exam will be done digitally from this year off.
Departement of Special education: Hardware• Computers • RollTalk – mouse and keyboard (adapted) • Camera – switches – touchscreen • Read-TV• Smartboard • C-pen• IPad • GoTalk• MAC • Soundbeam
Departement of Special education: Software• MS Windows & Office • Programsnekker (RollTalk)• Open Office • Symwriter• IPad - software • Boardmaker• Internet • The Grid • VS Communicator• E-mail • E-Lector • LingDys & LingRight• Scholastic software • PCS symbols – Both CD and Internet • Digital dictionaries (pictogram, Norwegian Sign Language)
Departement of Special education: Teachers involved in the project. Kari Steinar
Digital presentation• Main focus: Smart Board and Notebook• Notebook is a program which can be used in many ways.• Notebook gives the pupils the opportunity to learn in a tactile way.• Notebook presents variation in the education.• Notebook can also be used in a large class.
NOTEBOOK1.All readymade material(TV2) andsoftware2.Exercisesmade by theteacher (lookright)
Notebook• All users of Notebook have access to a common website where ideas and experiences from using Smart Board and Notebook are shared.• TV 2 is an educational website (news)• TV 2 provides exercises both in Microsoft Word and in Notebook.
Writing and Reading Support, meeting the needs of the learner