Category Archives: Meertaligheid

Teaching in the Norwegian ‘Dialect Paradise’

Author: Stian Hårstad, Associate Professor at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) Norway is known to have a particular sociolinguistic ‘climate’ that makes it stand out from most other European language communities. To put it short, this situation is the outcome of socio-historical processes that date back to the early 19th century when Norway broke out of the long-lasting political union with Denmark (in 1814). In the newborn – or reborn – nation of Norway, the language issue

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