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.
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Today, Prime Minister Stefan Löfven presented the Statement of Government Policy in the Riksdag and announced the ministers that make up the Government. Anna Ekström is the new Minister for Education and head of ministry. Matilda Ernkrans is the new Minister for Higher Education and Research.
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Regnér took part in launch of gender equality web portal for newly arrived children and young people
On Thursday 6 April 2017, Minister for Children, the Elderly and Gender Equality Åsa Regnér inaugurated the multilingual Youmo.se website that provides information about health, gender equality, and sexual and reproductive health and rights.Regnér took part in launch of gender equality web portal for newly arrived children and young people
Speech by Helene Helmark Knutsson, Minister for Higher Education and Research, at the 2nd China Sweden Health Forum
Beijing, 13 June 2017. Check against delivery.Speech by Helene Helmark Knutsson, Minister for Higher Education and Research, at the 2nd China Sweden Health Forum
Speech by Helene Helmark Knutsson Minister for Higher Education and Research at The 5th European Women Rectors Conference
Brussels 29 may 2017. Check against delivery.Speech by Helene Helmark Knutsson Minister for Higher Education and Research at The 5th European Women Rectors Conference
The Politics of Pre-school - intentions and decisions underlying the emergence and growth of the Swedish Pre-schoolThe Politics of Pre-school - intentions and decisions underlying the emergence and growth of the Swedish Pre-school
Fact sheet: Gender equal higher education institutions
In Sweden, there are 31 public-sector universities and university colleges, and some fifteen private education providers at which 400 000 people are studying. In 2015, these higher education institutions had a turnover of SEK 67 billion and employed 75 000 people. An activity that is so extensive and vital to society needs active and forceful gender equality efforts to ensure that everyone is given equal opportunities to conduct research and get an education, regardless of gender.Fact sheet: Gender equal higher education institutions
Helene Hellmark Knutsson to lead higher education delegation to China
Minister for Higher Education and Research Helene Hellmark Knutsson will visit Beijing and Shanghai in China on 11–16 June. The aim of the visit is to highlight Sweden as a nation of education and research, and to promote the internationalisation of higher education and research.Helene Hellmark Knutsson to lead higher education delegation to China
Focus on space industry when Helene Hellmark Knutsson visits US
On 21–25 May, Minister for Higher Education and Research Helene Hellmark Knutsson will travel to California, USA, to visit world-leading actors in research and industry in the field of space. The aim is to learn about the latest developments in the space sector and collect knowledge for the Government’s work to produce a Swedish space strategy. During her trip, Ms Hellmark Knutsson will also visit NASA’s Ames Research Centre and the Mojave Air and Space Port.Focus on space industry when Helene Hellmark Knutsson visits US
Gustav Fridolin to take part in Nordic annual review with UNESCO in Paris
Today, Thursday 11 May, Minister for Education Gustav Fridolin is in Paris to take part in an annual dialogue on and follow-up of the financial support that Sweden, via the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida), has given to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO).Gustav Fridolin to take part in Nordic annual review with UNESCO in Paris
Anna Ekström travels to Scotland for the OECD summit on the teaching profession
Tomorrow, Wednesday 29 March, Minister for Upper Secondary School and Adult Education and Training Anna Ekström will travel to Edinburgh to take part in the OECD International Summit on the Teaching Profession (ISTP).Anna Ekström travels to Scotland for the OECD summit on the teaching profession