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
Research facility MAX IV in Lund inaugurated
On 21 June, Prime Minister Stefan Löfven together with HM The King inaugurated synchrotron light source MAX IV in Lund.
#FirstGeneration in New York
As part of the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs’s public diplomacy campaign #FirstGeneration, on 9 June the Swedish Consulate-General in New York held a seminar and panel discussion on the theme of engaging young people in the work on the UN Global Goals.
Exchange of experience on the education of newly arrived pupils
The Ministry of Education and Research and the European Commission organised a two-day seminar on education for newly arrived pupils in compulsory school. Almost 30 people from ten different European countries attended, addressing experiences from all over Europe during the seminar.
Gustav Fridolin to take part in OECD summit in Berlin on importance of teachers to learning outcomes
On 3–4 March, Minister for Education Gustav Fridolin will attend the OECD’s International Summit on the Teaching Profession (ISTP) in Berlin. The focus of the conference will be the importance of the teaching profession to learning outcomes.
Helene Hellmark Knutsson to meet the Minister of Research, Technology and Higher Education of the Republic of Indonesia
Today, Minister for Higher Education and Research Helene Hellmark Knutsson will meet Indonesian minister of Research, Technology and Higher Education Muhammad Nasir. At the meeting the two ministers will sign a Letter of Intent concerning higher education and research.
The 6th Japan-Sweden Joint Committee on Cooperation in Science and Technology
On February 12, 2016 in Tokyo, H.E. Makoto Katsura, Ambassador for Science and Technology Cooperation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) of Japan, and Dr. Jonas Björck, Director, Division for Research Policy, Ministry of Education and Research (MER) of the Kingdom of Sweden, co-chaired the 6th Japan-Sweden Joint Committee on Cooperation in Science and Technology, organized under the Agreement between the Government of Japan and the Government of Sweden on Cooperation in Science and Technology, which entered into force in 1999.
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