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  • 1. Vest-Lofoten Upper secondary school Lofoten Technical school
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      • at the island of Vestvågøy, in the middle of Lofoten islands, North Norway
      • about 180 miles north of the Arctic circle
      • mild winters as a result of the Gulf Stream passing by
      • famous for its winter cod fishery
      • the perfect climate and conditions for producing stockfish
      • one of the biggest agricultural areas in the County
      • tourism is a fast growing industry
      • we draw upon the rich coastal heritage of our area to provide a unique combination of courses and educational opportunities
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    • Academic specialization
    • Education programme for sports subjects
    • Education programme for study specialization
    • Agriculture, fishing and forestry study specialization
    • Vocational training
    • Education programme for building and construction technology
    • Education programme for electrical and electronic subjects
    • Education programme for health and social subjects
    • Education programme for utilization of natural resources
    • Education programme for restaurant trades and nutritional subjects
    Educational programmes
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    • Tertiary vocational education (Fagskolen) is a nonuniversity, shorter education of maximum 2 years duration, which is based on upper secondary school education.
    • Its primarily, but not exclusively, an education for students with a VET-certificate (Vocational Education and Training).
    • Approved navigation courses which meet both IMO and Norwegian Maritime Directorate standards.
    • Number of staff 31.12.2007 Total : 180 Female: 86 Male: 94 Number of pupils (incl.adults)
    • Total : 748 Female: 425 Male: 323
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      • Eight-building campus at Gravdal.
      • Five-building campus at Leknes
      • Satellite site in Ure for aqua cultural education (salmon and trout farm) with a small student-owned enterprise.
      • Marine safety training centre specializing in sea survival and rescue training, occupational safety for seamen, and first aid and CPR training.
      • OPUS: independent dept. offering demand-driven education packages for companies and industries. Including computer literacy and various software products, internet, safety and fisheries training, food safety and cooking..
      • Fully equipped 80 foot modern fishing vessel.
      • Poseidon Simulator centre.
      • Fully equipped carpenter's workshop
      • Electronic workshop
      • Food production hall & industrial kitchen
      • Small fully equipped fish processing hall
      • Cafeteria
    Facilities
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        • Fisheries development in Angola
        • Fisheries and industrial food production tours in Denmark
        • Fish farming in Finland – study visits
        • Language education at Shetland islands and Russia
        • Fisheries development, fisheries and maritime training and the establishment of a safety training centre in the Philippines.
        • English language partnership with the US through the Fulbright Exchange Program
        • Administrative exchange with the Caribbean College of Navigation in Jamaica
        • Trainers and instructors involved in numerous overseas projects over the last twenty years
        • Language fluency in Norwegian and other Scandinavian languages, English, German, French, Dutch, Russian, Portuguese and Spanish
    International experience
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    • Comenius school partnership (2006-09)
    • Leonardo da Vinci partnership (2008-10): grant application
    • Grundtvig partnership (2008-10): grant application
    • In Service training courses (2005 - )
    • Cedefop study visits programme (2006 - )
    • Comenius Assistantships (2008-09): grant application
    • Statement of agreement : Lycèe Professionell Expèrimental Guerande
    • Statement of agreement: Banff & Buchan College, Frazerburgh
    International experience
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    • Depertment managers (8)
    • Section leaders (12)
    • Operation manager (2)
    • ICT operation manager (1)
    • Mercantile manager (1)
    • Number of pupils (incl.adults)
    • Total: 748
    • Female: 425
    • Male: 323
    • Headmaster
    • Assistant headmaster
    • Study- and quality officer
    • Public relations/ webmaster
    • Number of staff 31.12.2007 Total: 180
    • Female: 86
    • Male: 94
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    • VEST-LOFOTEN VIDEREGÅENDE SKOLE – LOFOTEN FAGSKOLE
    • Address : P.O. BOX 23
    • Post code : N – 8376 LEKNES
    • Region : Nordland Country, Norway
    • Telephone: +47 75 65 45 00 Fax: +47 76 08 19 40
    • Email: [email_address]
    • Web: http://vest- lofoten.vgs.no