Gustav Fridolin

Gustav Fridolin

Minister for Education

Ministry of Education and Research

“All children should be given a fair chance at school. This is why we want to make sure that every pupil gets the time and support they need from their teachers. We need more people who are passionate about teaching and who will stay in the profession.”

News from Gustav Fridolin

Photo: Pontus Höök/Consulate General of Sweden in New York

#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.

Minister for Education Gustav Fridolin
Minister for Education Gustav Fridolin Photo: Sören Andersson/Government Offices of Sweden

Gustav Fridolin to take part in 25th Council of Europe ministers of education conference in Brussels

Today, Minister for Education Gustav Fridolin will travel to Brussels to take part in the 25th Session of the Council of Europe Standing Conference of Ministers of Education. The theme of the conference is how to secure democracy through education.

Hjulstaskolan Photo: Mikael Lundgren/Government Offices of Sweden

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.

Illustration: Government Offices of Sweden

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.

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