Oestfold Vocational School lies in the charming town of Fredrikstad one hour south of Oslo. Fredrikstad was once known for its large production of timber, giving it the nickname "Plank city". Later Fredrikstad became know for large-scale industry and particularly ship-building.
Oestfold Vocational school is a school for students with a certificate of completed apprenticeship in technical trades or health professions.
"If you want to take a higher education within vocational subjects you should choose to come to Oestfold. We have a great location and a very nice student environment. We provide education in both technical and health subjects and prepares students for new challenges in the workforce." Says, Tom Erik Kjoeniksen, teacher of electronics and responsible for quality control at the School.
The school uses Fronter as their preferred learning platform and have customised it to look good and be easy to use for their students. What´s special about how they use Fronter is having just one room for their students throughout their time at the school. This makes it makes it very easy for students to navigate and stay on top of their education.
"We have changed focus from having one room for every subject, to having just one room the students have to work with throughout their studies," says, Kjoeniksen.
Use the Fronter app
The school also take advantage of the Fronter app to connect with the students and notify them when something important is happening.
"It really nice to be able to use the Fronter app. A really great feature is how it send notifications two days before an assignment is due so you won´t forget to do it," says Jeanine - a student of electrical power.
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Posted on Thu, February 16, 2017
by Niklas Hellum