Sweden - Early childhood care and education
Ministry of Education and Research
The website of the Ministry of Education and Research informs about people working there and the organisation of the ministry. Latest news are available as well as the latest publications or press releases. Areas of responsibility: education and research, gender equality, policy for civil society, youth policy.
The Swedish National Agency for Education
The National Agency for Education is the central administrative authority for the public school system, publicly organised preschooling, school-age childcare and for adult education. The mission of the Agency is to actively work for the attainment of the goals set by the government. The website offers detailed information on the Swedish [...]
Curriculum for the Pre-School
English version of the pre-school curriuculum in Sweden, published by the Ministry of Education and Science in Sweden and the National Agency for Education, publishing year 2019.
Ten years after the pre-school reform. A national evaluation of the Swedish pre-school
This summary presents the second national evaluation of the Swedish pre-school after the reform of 1998, when the pre-school received its own curriculum and became the first step for children into the overall education system. The aim of the evaluation is to follow up the results from the first national evaluation that was presented in the year of 2004 in the report [...]
Consolidating Governmental Early Childhood Education and Care - Services Under the Ministry of Education and Science: A Swedish Case Study
Fallstudie der UNESCO, in der Reihe ´´Early Childhood and Family Policy
Series´´ (Nr. 6 April 2003). Im ersten Teil wird ein Überblick über Elementarbildung in Schweden gegeben, der auch wichtige Reformen, politische Entwicklungen, Richtlinien und Gesetze sowie das Recht des Kindes auf Vorschulerziehung vorstellt. Im zweiten Teil wird die Integration der [...]
Early Childhood Education and Care Policy in Sweden. Background report prepared for the OECD Thematic Review of Early Childhood Education and Care Policy. (1999)
Background report (84 pages) from the Swedisch Ministry of Education and Science for the OECD, in conjunction with their participation in the project ´Thematic Review of Early Childhood Education and Care´ 1998-2000.
Kindertagesbetreuung in Frankreich, Finnland und Schweden
Im Vergleich mit Deutschland werden Angebote und Art der Kinderbetreuung in Frankreich, Finnland und Schweden vorgestellt, wo es auch den Rechtsanspruch auf einen Kindergartenplatz gibt.
Is Early Learning really more productive? The effect of school starting age on school and labor market performance
In Sweden, children typically start compulsory school the year they turn seven. Hence, individuals born just before or just after the new year, have about the same date of birth but start school at different ages. We exploit this source of exogenous variation, to identify the effects of age at school entry on test scores, grades, educational attainment and labor market [...]
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