In addition to maintaining close contact with The Norwegian Directorate for Education and Training, national centres of education, KS (the Norwegian Association of Local and Regional Authorities), educational organisations (including student organisations, like School Student Union of Norway, The National Union of Students in Norway and Education Students in the Union of Education Norway), the Knowledge Centre has established strategic alliances with partners such as:
- The Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services
- ProTed – Centre of Excellence in Education, a joint venture between the University of Oslo and the University of Tromsø. Both ProTed and the Knowledge Centre have a national responsibility for knowledge development in teacher training.
- CEMO – Centre for Educational Measurements, The Faculty of Educational Sciences, University of Oslo.