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 minister to take part in Swedish-American life science conference in Washington DC
On 11–12 April, Minister for Higher Education and Research Helene Hellmark Knutsson will be in the US to take part in the Swedish-American Life Science Summit (SALSS).
25 years of fruitful Barents cooperation - Sweden to host conference with youth perspective
On 17-18 April, stakeholders from the Barents region will meet in Luleå to invigorate the youth perspective in the development of our societies and the future of the Barents region. Swedish Minister for Upper Secondary School and Adult Education and Training Anna Ekström will host the conference, which will be arranged by the Swedish Chairmanship of the Barents Euro-Arctic Council in cooperation with Norrbotten County.
Brexit in focus when Helene Hellmark Knutsson visits the UK
On 19–20 March, Minister for Higher Education and Research Helene Hellmark Knutsson will visit Oxford and London. The purpose of her visit is to meet UK Minister of State for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation Sam Gyimah to discuss forms of future research collaboration and exchanges in the life sciences and other research infrastructure in the shadow of Brexit.
Reforms for greater knowledge the focus as Anna Ekström visits Ottawa and Toronto
Minister for Upper Secondary School and Adult Education and Training Anna Ekström will be in Canada from 4 to 7 February.
Increasing the internationalisation of higher education institutions
The internationalisation of higher education institutions raises the quality of higher education and research. For this reason, the Government appointed an Inquiry Chair to propose new objectives and a national strategy for the internationalisation of higher education institutions. The strategy will apply to both education and research activities. The Inquiry Chair has now delivered the interim report.
Anna Ekström to visit Vilnius and Riga
Vocational education and training, ministerial meetings and panel discussions on women’s leadership – these are some of the programme points when Minister for Upper Secondary School and Adult Education and Training Anna Ekström visits Latvia and Lithuania on 15–17 January.
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