Ministry of Education and Research
The Ministry of Education and Research is responsible for the Government’s education, research and youth policy. The Ministry works on issues including school performance, conditions for teachers, study financing and living conditions for young people.
News from Ministry of Education and Research
Helene Hellmark Knutsson to lead higher education delegation to China
Minister for Higher Education and Research Helene Hellmark Knutsson will visit Beijing and Shanghai in China on 11–16 June. The aim of the visit is to highlight Sweden as a nation of education and research, and to promote the internationalisation of higher education and research.
The Minister of Education and Higher Education of Qatar visited Helene Hellmark Knutsson
On Tuesday the 4th of April, the Minister of Education and Higher Education of Qatar, Dr. Mohammed Bin Abdul Wahid Al-Hammadi, visited the Swedish Minister for Higher Education and Research, Helene Hellmark Knutsson. During the meeting, mobility of researchers and students as well as other types of cooperation within higher education and research were discussed. The ministers also discussed the issue of gender equality within higher education and research.
Minister for Education Gustav Fridolin comments on the PISA results
The PISA 2015 results are a show of strength for Sweden’s teachers and pupils. Hard work makes a difference; we know this in the classroom and it has now been demonstrated in improved eligibility from year nine and better performance in two independent assessments of knowledge.
Towards an outstanding knowledge nation with equal education and world-class research
This booklet provides a description of the Swedish education system and how it is financed, from preschool to university level. It also describes some of the publicly-financed research being conducted in Sweden.
The Government presented the research policy bill ‘Collaborating for knowledge – for society’s challenges and strengthened competitiveness’ to the Riksdag
The bill presents the Government’s view on the direction of research policy with a ten-year perspective, focusing in particular on measures in 2017–2020. Important cornerstones of the bill include increased basic appropriations to higher education institutions, initiatives in research linked to global societal challenges and increased resources to strengthen Sweden’s innovative capacity.
National strategy to prevent and combat men’s violence against women
Stopping men's violence against women is a priority issue for Sweden's feminist government. The Government is therefore now presenting a national strategy to prevent and combat men's violence against women.
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