If you decide that the educational path you have chosen is not a good fit, you have the right to change your choice once. This allows you to choose another education programme or programme area than the one you started with. You must have the young person’s right to make such a new choice.
- You can make a new choice at a lower level, for example by choosing a new education programme in Vg1 after finishing Vg2.
- You can make a new choice for the same year, for example by choosing a new programme area in Vg2.
- When you have made a new choice, you will be granted extended time so that you can complete your education. Bear in mind that you can only make a new choice with the right to an extended teaching/training period for completing school once.
- If you wish to retake the same education programme or programme area, it will not count as a new choice, and the right to an extended teaching /training period will not apply.
The county authority has set a time limit for when in the school year you start to use your right to education and training. This time limit will at the earliest be 1 November, but in some counties a later date is set. If you drop out of your education programme or training after this deadline and make a new choice, you will then be able to use the right to an extension of the teaching/training period.
You cannot make a new choice after you have completed three years of upper secondary education in school or after having passed a trade or journeyman’s examination.
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