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
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.
Gustav Fridolin to lead Swedish Delegation at UNESCO General Conference in Paris
Minister for Education Gustav Fridolin is leaving for Paris today to take part in the 38th Session of the UNESCO General Conference. Mr Fridolin will lead the Swedish Delegation on 3–6 November and deliver Sweden’s national address.
Swedish Research Council to have more active role as host of the European Spallation Source
The Government has tasked the Swedish Research Council with responsibility for a support function as Sweden hosts the European Spallation Source (ESS).
Helene Hellmark Knutsson to attend the Science and Technology in Society forum in Japan
Sweden’s Minister for Higher Education and Research, Helene Hellmark Knutsson, will visit Japan on 3–7 October. The Minister will attend the Science and Technology in Society (STS) forum in Kyoto and her address will focus on gender equality in higher education.
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