Organization

Statped is run by a Director General and consists of nationwide functions and four mulitdisplinary regions. 

Nationwide functions

  • Primary professional and administrative functions
  • Operation and development of teaching resources

Multidisciplinary regions

  • Statped North
  • Statped Mid-Norway
  • Statped West
  • Statped Southeast

The regions are organized identically in terms of the professional and administrative functions. All regions have experts available within Statped’s six specialisation fields. The number and size of the departments that are responsible for the specialisation fields will vary from region to region. Statped North has a separate department for nationwide assignments related to Sami Special Needs Education Support (SEAD).

Management

Statped is managed by the Norwegian Directorate for Education and Training, which is the executive agency for the Ministry of Education and Research.