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Part time work in Norwegian hospitals

13. December 2018

Leif E. Moland and Ketil Bråthen will conduct interviews about the use of part-time work in Norwegian hospital. This pilot-project is commissioned by The Employers’ Association Spekter, and will be finished during January next year.

Seminar on "Challenging housing"

10. December 2018

"Challenging Housing" is a innovative social-housing project encompassing six districts in Oslo. The aim of the project is to develop better housing methods and models in order to meet the housing needs of citizens struggling with severe addiction and mental health issues.

Social workers affected by violence and threats

29. November 2018

Fafo will conduct a survey among the members of the Norwegian Union of Social Educators and Social Workers to reveal the share that are affected by violence and threats. As part of the project, is also what can be done to prevent dangerous situations for these workers.

Food security in light of the Sustainable Deelopment Goals

01. November 2018

Fafo will during this year work out a report with recommandation to the Government concerning food safety and nutrition in the developing aid. The project is commissioned by Norwegian Forum for Development and Environment.

Possibilities and challenges for digital platforms

30. October 2018

Fafo and Economics Norway  will start a project on innovation and growth for the digital platforms in the Nordic countries. It is commissioned by Nordic Innovation and the federations of professionals in the Nordic countries.

Human trafficking for labour exploitation

17. October 2018

In this research project, Fafo will contribute to the increased knowledge about the prevalence of and efforts against human trafficking for labour exploitation. This knowledge will enable municipalities to develop and implement more effective instruments within municipal service areas, in order to prevent human trafficking and to provide assistance and protection to possible victims.

The bargaining system for teachers

15. October 2018

The project will provide a description of the historical background of the bargaining system where the teachers were having the state as a counterparty in wage negotiations, and explain why the employer’s representation was transferred from the state to the municipalities in 2004. The study will also look into the conditions for wage negotiations in the municipalities after 2004.

How does new technology in reatil affect employment?

11. October 2018

New technology in retail will affect the employees' tasks and need for training. Fafo will, in collaboration with Economics Norway, find out what kind of competence that are needed. The project is commisioned by the Norwegian Welfare Administration.

How to follow up of vulnerable children, young people and their families

10. October 2018

The aim of the 0-24 collaboration is to provide more coherent services and to strengthen the cross sectoral collaboration in the follow up of vulnerable children, young people and their families. Fafo is going to provide a platform of knowledge for the work in order to inform and to support the municipalities' work in this field.

Addiction: Help for a better life

26. September 2018

Fafo will evaluate two of Blue Cross Norway's programs targeting people with alcohol and drug issues. Both programs aim to increase quality of live and social inclusion. The project will be based on normative process research, with 2020 as an end date. A partial report will be published in December this year.

Better knowledge, better childhoods?

11. September 2018

A national project aims to secure more including environments for children and youths by offering professionals within schools, kindergartens and municipalities a way to extend their knowledge and competence when it comes to fighting harassment, bullying and similar unwanted social elements. Fafo has been given the task to evaluate the project’s achievements so far.

How to inspect up in the air, at sea and on rails

06. September 2018

For most sectors Arbeidstilsynet is Norway's sole labour inspection authority, though a few exceptions exist where this responsibility is placed on sectoral agencies. Fafo is commissioned to investigate how the supervision work within three of these, namely aviation, shipping and railway, is being administrated, both practically and qualitatively.

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