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A NORPART PROJECT

Safe & Sound

Safe & Sound is a Norwegian Partnership Programme for Global Academic Cooperation (NORPART). The aim is to enhance the quality of higher education in Norway and developing countries through academic cooperation and mutual student mobility. The program is funded by DIKU, the Norwegian Agency for International Cooperation and Quality Enhancement in Higher Education.

International

Safe & Sound offers international study opportunities at Master and PhD levels

Childhood

Exploring the cultural meaning of child and childhood, and conceptions of adversity and developmental support

Psychsocial support

Learning how to provide psychosocial support in crisis and disasters

Sustainability

Safe & Sound links to sustainable development at individual, community, and global scales

Cross-cultural

Culture is embedded in human mind and behaviour. Learning about others is a way to understand oneself.

Crisis and trauma

Abuse, neglect, malnourishment, and natural disasters constitute serious threats to childhood

You will learn how culture is embedded in human behaviour, and reflect critically about local and global knowledge.

Abuse, neglect, malnourishment, and natural disasters constitute seroius threats to healthy development.

The adverse effects are not only at an individual level, but also threaten the building blocks and structure of society.

You will learn about how Early Childhood Development (ECD) impacts the sustainability of societies, and how to contribute to a safe and sound environment that is necessary for child and family well-being.

What is NORPART?

The aim of NORPART - Norwegian Partnership Programme for Global Academic Cooperation - is to enhance the quality of higher education in Norway and developing countries through academic cooperation and mutual student mobility. The programme is funded by the Ministry of Education and Research and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.