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

  • Minister for Education on the Swedish decision to not close down schools

    At a press briefing on June 11, Minister for Education Anna Ekström explained the Swedish decision to not close down the entire school system.

  • Crisis package for jobs and transition

    The Government, the Centre Party and the Liberal Party are now presenting further measures to alleviate the impact of the virus outbreak on jobs and the economy in Sweden. The ongoing virus outbreak is having a major impact on the Swedish economy and many people have become, or risk becoming, unemployed. To alleviate the impact on the labour market, a crisis package for jobs and transition is now being presented.

  • The Government's work in the area of education in response to the coronavirus

    With the outbreak of the coronavirus which causes the illness COVID-19, the Government is following developments carefully and is in continuous contact with the responsible authorities. The Government is taking the decisions that are necessary to help curb the spread of the coronavirus and combat the effects of the virus spreading through society. There is a summary in the article of the work being done in the policy areas of the Ministry of Education and Research.

Content from the Ministry of Education

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