Matts Steinfjell, Principle
Sámi Joatkkaskuvla ja Boazodoalloskuvla
Ájastealli 5 9520 Guovdageaidnu, Norway
pho. +47 78 48 45 00
Fax: +47 78 48 45 10
http://samisk.vgs.no/ in Sámi and Norwegian
- a government-owned upper secondary and vocational school in Kautokeino, Norway
- Rector: Mats Steinfjell
- the educational institute started functioning in 1952
- since 1988, reindeer husbandry has been part of the curriculum
- school’s purpose is to provide training for Sámi youth
Collaboration between the Sámi Education Institute and Saami Upper Secondary and Reindeer Husbandry School
- Saami Upper Secondary and Reindeer Husbandry School participated as a Norwegian partner in ‘Oktasaš Boazodoallo-Oahpahusa Ovddideapmi – ‘Sijd” project from 2004 to 2008 administered by the Sámi Education Institute. The main aim of the project was to create a common curriculum for reindeer husbandry teaching in whole Sámi Area.
- in consequence of ‘Sijd’, there has been student and specialist exchange between the Sámi Education Institute and Saami Upper Secondary and Reindeer Husbandry School mainly taking place in Toivoniemi in the fields of reindeer meat and leather processing.
- since ‘Sijd’, the Sámi Education Institute and Saami Upper Secondary and Reindeer Husbandry School have cooperated in mapping out and planning collaborative projects