Ministry of Education and Research

The Ministry of Education and Research is responsible for the Government’s education and research. The Ministry works on issues including school performance, conditions for teachers and study financing.

Responsible ministers

Anna Ekström, Minister for Education
Anna Ekström Minister for Education
Matilda Ernkrans, Minister for Higher Education and Research
Matilda Ernkrans Minister for Higher Education and Research

News from Ministry of Education and Research

  • Matilda Ernkrans to visit Japan with focus on climate and environment

    Minister for Higher Education and Research Matilda Ernkrans will travel to Japan today, 4 October. Her programme will include a meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, and holding the opening address at the Science and Technology in Society (STS) forum on Sunday. The majority of the visit will take place in Kyoto and Tokyo, and the political focus will be on the climate and the environment.

  • Anna Ekström to visit Yad Vashem in Jerusalem

    On Sunday 8 September, Minister for Education Anna Ekström will visit Yad Vashem, one of the world’s most prominent knowledge centres for Holocaust remembrance. Ms Ekström will be in attendance when a declaration of intent between the University of Gothenburg, the Living History Forum and Yad Vashem is signed in Jerusalem. This is the first declaration of intent between Yad Vashem and Sweden.

    “I am very pleased about this opportunity to join Swedish teachers in developing teaching about the Holocaust in Swedish schools. By supporting teaching about the Holocaust, we can promote tolerance, combat antisemitism and other forms of racism, and work to protect our open and democratic society,” says Ms Ekström.

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