Education and research
A good education broadens our horizons and gives us good chances in life. Knowledge enables people to grow and influence their situation. Education of children and young people, higher education and research, and adult education come under the category of education and research.
News about education and research
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.
Visit from Japan and Canada
Minister for Higher Education and Research Helene Hellmark Knutsson received ministers from Japan and Canada last Friday.
OECD to report on how the Swedish education system compares internationally
On Tuesday 24 November, the OECD will presented its report ‘Education at a Glance’. Minister for Upper Secondary School and Adult Education and Training Aida Hadzialic gave her comments in connection with this.
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