Education Systems International
Country / region: Sweden
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1 - inclusive teaching material (itm)
Germany; Italy; Luxemburg; Sweden; Europe
The project "itm" aimed at analysing teaching material from Sweden, Italy, Germany and Luxembourg with regard to their inclusion-sensitivity. Based on this analysis, the project partners went on to compile evaluation criteria and develop inclusive teaching materials themselves. Under "project goals" you can find a criteria catalogue, a process model, publications, a concept [...]
OECD: Migration. Integration policies and indicators.
Belgium; Denmark; Germany; France; Greece; Ireland; Iceland; Italy; Canada; Luxemburg; Netherlands; Norway; Austria; Portugal; Sweden; Switzerland; Spain; Turkey; United States; United Kingdom; Japan; Finland; Australia; New Zealand; Mexico; Czech Republic; Hungary; Poland; Slovak Republic; Chile; Slovenia; Israel; Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania; Colombia; Costa Rica; Republic of Korea
This page of the OECD contains current studies and analyses on issues relating to the integration of people with a migration background and refugees in the OECD countries. The topics include language training, recognition of educational qualifications, digital and social participation.
3 - Det utbildningshistoriska nätverket (Netzwerk für Bildungsgeschichte)
The Education History Network in Sweden aims to facilitate cooperation between representatives of various academic disciplines. The purpose of the website is to provide an overview of Swedish and Nordic educational history research. Contents include educational history conferences, vacancies, projects and publications. The offer is supplemented by thematic pages, which present [...]
4 - Young European Research Universities Network (YERUN)
Europe; Germany; Italy; France; Spain; Sweden; Portugal; Netherlands; Finland; United Kingdom; Ireland; Denmark; Belgium
The network YERUN was founded in 2014 and has 18 member Universities in Europe. The criterion for membership was that the universities are not older than 50 years. They cooperate in the sector of education, EU policy, graduate employability and research. In 2018, seven member universities came together to form YUFE – Young Universities for the Future of Europe". YUFE wants [...]
5 - Journal Education Canada 53 (2) 2013 - Focus on Inclusion
This 2013 issue of the journal Education Canada has a focus on inclusive education, especially in Higher Education. The articles are available for free.
Table of contents (selection):
* School Inclusion
* Learning People Skills
* The Role of the Resource Teacher in an Inclusive Setting
* L’inclusion des clientèles émergentes
* La clientèle émergente des [...]
Report on e-learning in European prisons -
Concepts, organisation, pedagogical
approaches in prison education
Europe; Austria; Belgium; Finland; Germany; Netherlands; Norway; Spain; Sweden; United Kingdom
An overview of national and regional strategies in the given countries concerning the use of e-learning in prisons, published within the framework of the LICOS project (Learning Infrastructures for Correctional Services), funded by the EU.
7 - National Union of University Students in Finland (SYL) / Suomen ylioppilaskuntien liitto
Finland; Sweden; Denmark; Norway; Estonia; Lithuania; Latvia; Iceland
SYL as founded in 1921 and is the National Union of University Students in Finland. The website provides information on goals and activities of SYL, including development cooperation, educational and social politics. SYL also publishes a newsletter ("Trending"), and participates in NOM, a regional organisation bringing together the student organisations of Nordic and Baltic [...]
8 - Child Well-being Research related websites
Belgium; Denmark; Germany; France; Greece; Ireland; Iceland; Italy; Canada; Luxemburg; Netherlands; Norway; Austria; Portugal; Sweden; Switzerland; Spain; Turkey; United States; United Kingdom; Japan; Finland; Australia; New Zealand; Mexico; Czech Republic; Republic of Korea; Hungary; Poland; Slovak Republic; Chile; Slovenia; Israel; Estonia
This OECD-website lists international websites related to child well-being research. It differentiates between international organisations, european organisations, non-profit-organisations international research projects, ministries, governmental facilities, statistics agencies and universities.
9 - Bologna Process - Members\' National Reports
Albania; Andorra; Armenia; Austria; Azerbaijan; Belgium; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria; Croatia; Cyprus; Czech Republic; Denmark; Estonia; Finland; France; Georgia; Germany; Greece; Vatican City; Hungary; Iceland; Ireland; Italy; Kazakhstan; Latvia; Liechtenstein; Lithuania; Luxemburg; Malta; Moldova; Montenegro; Netherlands; Norway; Poland; Portugal; Romania; Russian Federation; Serbia; Slovak Republic; Slovenia; Spain; Sweden; Switzerland; Macedonia, The former Yugoslav Republic; Turkey; Ukraine; United Kingdom; England; Northern Ireland; Scotland; Wales
This website is run by the "European Higher Education Area" and provides national reports on the status of the Bologna Process since 2003 from about 50 European countries. You can find the latest report at the top of the page of each member country. Older reports can be found at the bottom of the page in the menu bar on the right (under "related documents").[Abstract: Editors [...]
10 - Bildung PLUS im Fokus: Schweden: Wenig Staat, viel Schule
An article of Arnd Zickgraf about managing education in Sweden. Developments and reasons are given for the success of the Swedish school system with its juxtaposition of local autonomy and national objectives as an instrument of control.
11 - Inclusion and education in European countries - Final Report and Country Reports (2009)
Europe; France; Germany; Hungary; Italy; Netherlands; Poland; Slovenia; Spain; Sweden; United Kingdom
Validation - making skills visible
Validation is a process of a structured assessment, valuing, documentation and recognition of knowledge and competences that an individual has gained, irrespective of how they have been acquired. The website informs people with foreign qualifications about the recognition process and responsible authorities in Sweden.
Swedish National Agency for Higher Vocational Education
The Swedish National Agency for Higher Vocational Education is responsible for all matters concerning Higher Vocational Education (HVE) in Sweden. It analyses labour market demands for qualified workforce, decides which vocational programmes are to be provided as HVE and allocates public funding to education providers. It also monitors and audit education quality and outcome.
14 - Skolverkets statistik
The education authority Skolverket ist responsible for the official statistics on preschool education, school education, adult education, education expenditure and Swedish education abroad. A comprehensive data collection is available.
Swedish Council for Higher Education
The Swedish Council for Higher Education is a government agency whose responsibilities span across the education sector with the main focus on higher education. It is tasked with providing objective and relevant information about higher education and the Swedish Scholastic Aptitude Test (högskoleprovet). The agency´s responsibilities include stimulating interest in higher [...]
The Swedish National Reference Point for vocational qualifications
National reference points for vocational qualifications have been introduced in all European Union member states on the initiative of the European Commission. The goal is to facilitate the mobility of labour in Europe. In Sweden the National Reference Point for Vocational Qualifications is hosted by the National Agency for Education (Skolverket). An important task for the NRP [...]
The Swedish National Agency for Higher Vocational Education
The Swedish National Agency for Higher Vocational Education is responsible for all matters concerning higher vocational education (HVE) throughout the country.
The National Agency analyses the demand for qualified workforce in the labour market, decides which programmes are to be provided as higher vocational education and allocates public funding to education [...]
18 - University Admissions
The website contains all important informations for international students wishing to study in Sweden. Besides you find a description of the educational system in Sweden. A linklist shows the way to important websites, for example to application sites for courses and programmes.
Swedish Schools Inspectorate
Skolinspektionen (Swedish Schools Inspectorate) supervises schools in Sweden from pre-school to adult eduation. It verifies that the municipality or the independent school complies with the laws and regulations and monitors its quality and results. The website contains information for schools as well as for parents. Reduced information is available in several foreign languages.
Central Student Grants Committee
CSN is the Swedish Government authority in charge of financial aid for studies and home equipment loans. On this website you find all the relevant information on the subject.
Foreign education in Sweden
saco (a trade union confederation for academic professions) informs about the procedure for validating skills and recognising foreign university degrees in Sweden.
22 - Country Reports on Adult Education in Europe
Austria; Bulgaria; Croatia; Denmark; Estonia; Finland; France; Germany; Greece; Hungary; Ireland; Italy; Latvia; Lithuania; Netherlands; Norway; Poland; Portugal; Romania; Serbia; Slovak Republic; Slovenia; Spain; Sweden; Switzerland; Turkey; Europe; Czech Republic; Russian Federation
The website provides short reports in English about the situation of Adult Education and Lifelong Learning for each of the member countries of the European Association for the Education of Adults (EAEA). The reports are structured as follows:
Politics and Law
Future trends/key concerns/directions
Key Providers/Main [...]
23 - The Nordic Council of Ministers for Education and Research (MR-U)
Denmark; Sweden; Finland; Norway; Iceland; Greenland; Faroe Islands; Northern Europe
Nordic inter-governmental co-operation on research and education is headed up by the education and research ministers, who make up the MR-U. The role of the Nordic Council of Ministers for Education and Research is to help ensure that the Nordic Region retains a leading position as a knowledge and skills region. Nordic co-operation involves Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway [...]
24 - Study in Sweden
Study in Sweden is a comprehensive resource for information about higher education in Sweden.
The site incorporates a database of English-language degree programs, information about Sweden´s universities as well as practical facts concerning application procedures, scholarships, visas, accommodation and information for learning Swedish as a foreign language.
25 - Learning for Jobs – The OECD Policy Review of Vocational Education and Training (VET)
international; Australia; Austria; Belgium; China; Chile; Czech Republic; Germany; Hungary; Ireland; Republic of Korea; Mexico; Norway; Sweden; Switzerland; United Kingdom; United States
The review aims to bridge the gap between learning and jobs, by exploring how to make initial vocational education and training for young people respond better to labour market requirements. It therefore looks at initial VET in schools, colleges, workplaces and other institutions, offering policy messages for all OECD countries, alongside concrete advice on policy reform in [...]
SIRIS: the National Agency for Education\'s Online Information System on Results and Quality
SIRIS is an information system that informs about important aspects of the Swedish education system. It presents on school level educational statistics, inspection reports, reports of the schools and communities on quality assurance, expenditure and promotion in the education sector as well as a section on tools for statistical analysis.
An Assessment of the Situation in the Swedish Pre-School and School System by the Swedish National Agency for Education
Skolverket publishes every year a report which analyses the situation in and the development of the Swedish school system. The first part contains facts and figures, the second part analyses them in chapters arranged by subjects. The reports of 2013 and 2015 have an English summary.
28 - Education Encyclopedia: Global Education Reference
Yemen; Sudan; Suriname; Zambia; Swaziland; Eswatini; Zimbabwe; Sweden; Switzerland; Syria; Taiwan; Tajikistan; Tanzania; Thailand; Togo; Tonga; Trinidad and Tobago; Saint Kitts and Nevis; Saint Lucia; Saint Vincent and the Grenadines; Samoa; San Marino; Sao Tome and Principe; Tunisia; Saudi Arabia; Turkey; Senegal; Turkmenistan; Turks and Caicos Islands; Tuvalu; Serbia; Seychelles; Uganda; Sierre Leone; Ukraine; Singapore; United Arab Emirates; Slovak Republic; United Kingdom; Slovenia; Solomon Islands; United States; Somalia; Uruguay; Virgin Islands of the United States; South Africa, Republic; Uzebekistan; Vanuatu; Vatican City; Republic of Korea; Venezuela; Spain; Vietnam; Western Sahara; Sri Lanka; Caribbean
The site of the US American Directory of State Universities offers an online encyclopedia on education. The chapter "Global Education References" delivers statistical data and texts on education systems in different countries.
An Overview of the Swedish Education System
The website offers a concise overview of the Swedish education system with brief information about: pre-school, childcare for schoolchildren, compulsory school, non-compulsory schooling, folk high schools (independent adult education colleges), higher vocational education, universities and university colleges. In addition, there is a presentation of the education system with [...]
30 - European Schoolnet Observatory (former Insight Project): Country Reports
Europe; Austria; Belgium; Cyprus; Czech Republic; France; Greece; Hungary; Italy; Netherlands; Lithuania; Norway; Spain; Portugal; Slovenia; Sweden; Switzerland; Turkey; United Kingdom
Insight, the web knowledge base for using information and communication technology at schools, offers this search option for country reports, accessible as full texts or summaries of varying dates. These country reports focus on the implementation of ICT at schools, the role of ICT in the curriculum, assessment of ICT competencies, provision of ICT resources and evaluation of [...]
31 - European Schoolnet
Europe; Germany; France; Netherlands; Belgium; Austria; Finland; Greece; Denmark; Ireland; Iceland; Israel; Italy; Lithuania; Malta; Czech Republic; Sweden; Switzerland; Spain; Hungary; United Kingdom; Cyprus; Estonia; Georgia; Latvia; Luxemburg; Norway; Poland; Portugal; Romania; Slovenia; Spain; Turkey
Founded in 1997, European Schoolnet is the network of 31 European Ministries of Education, based in Brussels. Its main goal is to support the use of and training in Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) at school and in education. It therefore provides various country intersectional projects and initiatives of ICT-based learning and teaching methods and promotes [...]
32 - Kooperation International: Länderübersicht
international; Denmark; Estonia; Finland; France; United Kingdom; Italy; Latvia; Lithuania; Netherlands; Norway; Poland; Russian Federation; Sweden; Serbia; Turkey; Ukraine; Argentina; Brazil; Chile; Canada; Mexico; United States; Egypt; South Africa, Republic; Jordan; China; India; Indonesia; Japan; Vietnam; Australia; New Zealand; Republic of Korea; Ukraine; Serbia; Colombia; Algeria; Tunisia; Kenya; Senegal; Israel; Singapore; Malaysia; Vietnam; Thailand
The Federal Ministry of Education and Research in Germany (BMBF) links information on countries and multilateral organisations on this site, with a focus on education and research from an international perspective. Available only in German.
33 - International Review of Curriculum and Assessment Frameworks Internet Archive (INCA)
international; Australia; Canada; England; France; Germany; Hungary; Ireland; Italy; Japan; Republic of Korea; Netherlands; New Zealand; Northern Ireland; Scotland; Singapore; Spain; Sweden; Switzerland; South Africa, Republic; United States; Wales; United Kingdom
INCA (1996-2013) provided descriptions of government policy on education in Australia, Canada, England, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Korea, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the USA and Wales. It focuses on curriculum, assessment and initial teacher training frameworks for pre-school, primary, [...]
34 - New Opportunities for Research Funding Agency Co-operation in Europe
Europe; Austria; Canada; Denmark; Estonia; Finland; France; Germany; Iceland; Ireland; Netherlands; Norway; Poland; Portugal; Slovenia; Sweden; United Kingdom
NORFACE - New Opportunities for Research Funding Co-operation in Europe - is a partnership between 18 research councils to increase co-operation in research and research policy in Europe. The fifteen partners involved are the research councils for the social sciences from Austria, Canada, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, The Netherlands, Norway, [...]
Information on education systems and policies in Europe [EURYDICE]
Belgium; Bulgaria; Denmark; Germany; England; Estonia; Finland; France; Greece; Ireland; Iceland; Italy; Latvia; Liechtenstein; Lithuania; Luxemburg; Malta; Netherlands; Northern Ireland; Norway; Austria; Poland; Portugal; Romania; Scotland; Sweden; Slovak Republic; Slovenia; Spain; Czech Republic; Turkey; Hungary; United Kingdom; Wales; Cyprus; Europe
The information network on education in Europe, Eurydice has since 1980 been one of the strategic mechanisms established by the European Commission and Member States to boost cooperation, by improving understanding of systems and policies. Eurydice is an institutional network for gathering, monitoring, processing and circulating reliable and readily comparable information on [...]
DAAD worldwide - Country Information
Europe; international; Albania; Andorra; Belarus; Belgium; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria; Denmark; Estonia; Finland; France; Georgia; Greece; Ireland; Iceland; Italy; Kosovo; Croatia; Latvia; Liechtenstein; Lithuania; Luxemburg; Malta; Macedonia, The former Yugoslav Republic; Moldova; Monaco; Montenegro; Netherlands; Norway; Austria; Poland; Portugal; Romania; Russian Federation; San Marino; Sweden; Switzerland; Serbia; Slovak Republic; Slovenia; Spain; Czech Republic; Turkey; Ukraine; Hungary; Vatican City; United Kingdom; Cyprus
Currently country informations for applicants to study abroad in a European country are only available in German. In order to get this service you have to choose a specific country. At the country page you will find the address of the regional bureau of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), cultural and educational information, a link list as well as information about [...]
37 - World Wide Colleges and Universities - Europe
Europe; international; Albania; Andorra; Austria; Belarus; Belgium; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Croatia; Bulgaria; Cyprus; Czech Republic; Denmark; Estonia; Faroe Islands; Finland; France; Germany; Greece; Greenland; Hungary; Iceland; Ireland; Italy; Latvia; Liechtenstein; Lithuania; Luxemburg; Macedonia, The former Yugoslav Republic; Moldova; Monaco; Netherlands; Norway; Poland; Portugal; Romania; San Marino; Slovak Republic; Slovenia; Spain; Sweden; Switzerland; Russian Federation; Ukraine; United Kingdom; Vatican City; Turkey; Malta
This web site is a resource of the Center for Global Education. The site provides web links to colleges and universities in Europe. Along with links to the home language home pages, the site also provides direct links to an English Language Home Page and the Website of the International Relations Office. Through connection to resources like the International Association of [...]
38 - International Human Development Indicators - Country Profiles
international; Afghanistan; Albania; Algeria; Andorra; Angola; Antigua and Barbuda; Argentina; Armenia; Australia; Azerbaijan; Bahamas; Bahrain; Bangladesh; Barbados; Belarus; Belgium; Belize; Benin; Bhutan; Bolivia; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Botswana; Brazil; Brunei Darussalam; Bulgaria; Burkina Faso; Burundi; Cambodia; Cameroon; Canada; Cape Verde; Central African Republic; Chad; Chile; China; Colombia; Comoros; Congo; Congo, Democratic Republic of; Costa Rica; Ivory Coast; Croatia; Cuba; Cyprus; Czech Republic; Denmark; Djibouti; Dominica; Dominican Republic; Ecuador; Egypt; El Salvador; Equatorial Guinea; Eritrea; Estonia; Ethiopia; Fiji; Finland; France; Gabon; Gambia; Georgia; Germany; Ghana; Greece; Grenada; Guatemala; Guinea; Guinea-Bissau; Guyana; Haiti; Honduras; Hong Kong; Hungary; Iceland; India; Indonesia; Iran; Iraq; Ireland; Israel; Italy; Jamaica; Japan; Jordan; Kazakhstan; Kenya; Kiribati; Korea, Democratic Peoples Republic; Republic of Korea; Kuwait; Kyrgyzstan; Laos; Latvia; Lebanon; Lesotho; Liberia; Libya; Liechtenstein; Lithuania; Luxemburg; Macedonia, The former Yugoslav Republic; Madagascar; Malawi; Malaysia; Maldives; Mali; Malta; Marshall Islands; Mauritania; Mauritius; Mexico; Mexico; Micronesia; Moldova; Monaco; Mongolia; Morocco; Mozambique; Montenegro; Myanmar; Namibia; Nauru; Nepal; Netherlands; New Zealand; Nicaragua; Niger; Nigeria; Norway; Palestinian Autonomous Areas; Oman; Pakistan; Palau; Panama; Papua New Guinea; Paraguay; Peru; Philippines; Poland; Portugal; Qatar; Romania; Russian Federation; Rwanda; Saint Kitts and Nevis; Saint Lucia; Saint Vincent and the Grenadines; Samoa; San Marino; Sao Tome and Principe; Saudi Arabia; Senegal; Serbia; Seychelles; Sierre Leone; Singapore; Slovak Republic; Slovenia; Solomon Islands; Somalia; South Africa, Republic; Spain; Sri Lanka; Sudan; Suriname; Swaziland; Eswatini; Sweden; Switzerland; Syria; Tajikistan; Tanzania; Thailand; Timor-Leste; Togo; Tonga; Trinidad and Tobago; Tunisia; Turkey; Turkmenistan; Tuvalu; Uganda; Ukraine; United Arab Emirates; United Kingdom; United States; Uruguay; Uzebekistan; Vanuatu; Venezuela; Vietnam; Yemen; Zambia; Zimbabwe
This page provides a country list with fact sheets on the Human Development Index (HDI). The index focuses on three measurable dimensions of human development: health, education and standard of living. The fact sheets are enriched by statistical comparable data on life expectancy, school enrolment, literacy, illiteracy rate, income and promotion of women and thereby allows a [...]
39 - Integrating Early Childhood Into Education: The Case of Sweden
This UNESCO POLICY BRIEF ON EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION, May 2002, informs on reforms undertaken in early childhood education and care in Sweden since this area of responsibility has been handed over in 1996 from the Ministry of Health and Social Affairs to the Ministry of Education and Science.
40 - enic-naric.net - gateway to recognition of academic and professional qualifications
international; Albania; Andorra; Armenia; Australia; Austria; Azerbaijan; Belarus; Belgium; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria; Canada; Croatia; Cyprus; Czech Republic; Denmark; Estonia; Finland; France; Macedonia, The former Yugoslav Republic; Georgia; Germany; Greece; Vatican City; Hungary; Iceland; Ireland; Israel; Italy; Lithuania; Latvia; Liechtenstein; Luxemburg; Malta; Monaco; Montenegro; Netherlands; New Zealand; Norway; Poland; Portugal; Romania; Russian Federation; San Marino; Serbia; Slovak Republic; Slovenia; Moldova; Spain; Sweden; Switzerland; Turkey; Ukraine; United Kingdom; United States; Europe
The European gateway to recognition of academic and professional qualifications offers national profiles according to the following structure: National Information Centres, National education bodies, System of education, University education, Quality assurance, Post-secondary non-university education, Recognized higher education institutions, Policies and procedures for the [...]
41 - Bildung PLUS im Fokus: Schweden: Wenig Staat, viel Schule
An article of Arnd Zickgraf about managing education in Sweden. Developments and reasons are given for the success of the Swedish school system with its juxtaposition of local autonomy and national objectives as an instrument of control.
42 - Institute of International Education (IIE), Stockholm University
The IIE is one of the few institutes in the Nordic countries specializing in international and comparative education in a multi-cultural and multi- disciplinary research environment. The website offers presentations of research projects and networks as well as the education programmes and courses at the institute.
The Association of Swedish Higher Education (SUHF)
The Association was founded in 1995. Members are over 40 universities and university colleges in Sweden. The association aims at safeguarding the external interests of the institutions and at strengthening their internal co-operation. It co-operates with the European University Association (EUA), the Nordiska universitetssamarbetet (NUS) and the International Association of [...]
Swedish Public Employment Service
The Swedish Public Employment Service is Sweden´s biggest employment service. The English website offers detailed information for migrants. Basic information is available in various languages.
Centre for Principal Development
The Centre for Principal Development at Umeå University is responsible for The National Head Teacher Training Programme in the four northern counties and in Skåne in Sweden. CDP works actively to ensure that research and other activities should have an international character. Information on board, staff and co-operations. Download of papers on school leader ships. Links to [...]
46 - Early childhood education and care in Sweden
The Childcare Resource and Research Unit is a Canadian early childhood education and child care (ECEC) policy research institute. In its ISSUE File collection of online resources it highlights useful online resources detailing and discussing Sweden´s highly developed ECEC system. Material is divided into four sections: Documents from the Swedish government, reports from the [...]
47 - 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.
48 - 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.
49 - Kvalificerad Yrkesutbildning (KY) / Erweiterte Berufliche Bildung
During the period 1996-2001 a pilot project in the field of advanced vocational education was carried out in Sweden and was integrated into the regular education system in 2002. Kvalificerad Yrkesutbildning (KY) is a new form of post-secondary education that focuses on the application of theoretical knowledge at the workplace. It is a post-secondary educational programme at [...]
The Swedish National Board for Youth Affairs
The National Board for Youth Affairs is a government authority working to ensure that the national objectives of the youth policy are met. Focus is laid on monitoring young people´s living conditions and the coordination of the follow-up of the youth policy at government and municipal level. It is also responsible for the \'Youth Programme\' and EU exchange programmes.
The Swedish Research Council
The Swedish Research Council has a leading role in developing Swedish research of the highest scientific quality, thereby contributing to the development of society. Besides research funding, the agency advises the government on research-related issues and participates actively in the discussions to create understanding of the long-term benefits of research.
The Swedish Link Library
Länkskafferiet (the Swedish Link Library) is a referatory for educational use and is meant to be a pedagogical aid for Swedish pupils, between 5 and 18 years of age, in their search for useful information on the Internet. Teachers and librarians can use the service to guide the pupils in their search and find good resources for lesson planning. Länkskafferiet consists of [...]
The Knowledge Foundation
The Foundation supports research that is conducted at Sweden´s new universities, provided that industry provides a matching amount and actively participates in order to achieve development there as well. The Knowledge Foundation was established in 1994 and since then it has invested some SEK 8.2 billion in more than 2,300 projects.
Swedish Agency for Accessible Media (MTM)
In January 2013 The Swedish Library of Talking Books and Braille, TPB, changed its name to Swedish Agency for Accessible Media, MTM. MTM is a government body that, in collaboration with local libraries, provides access to printed materials for people with print disability.
55 - Särnät - Särskolans nätverk i Sverige / Sondernetz - Das Netzwerk der Sonderschulen in Schweden
Särnät´s goal is to achieve national cooperation of all special schools in the field of information and communication technology.
The creation of a common platform and the professional support for teachers in the usage of ICT as well as the promotion of information technology as an educational tool are its main activities.
Denmark; Finland; Faroe Islands; Greenland; Iceland; Norway; Sweden; Northern Europe
Valhalla is the Nordic Council of Ministers´ portal for children and youth culture in all the Nordic countries. Valhalla´s objectives are: to give information about children and youth culture in the Nordic countries, to give information about national activities with a common Nordic relevance, to share ideas and experience with all those working with children, youth and [...]
Nordic Child Culture Research
Norway; Sweden; Denmark; Finland; Iceland; Northern Europe
BIN-Norden is a Nordic research network based on humanistic, cultural-historical and aesthetical studies. It is a continuation of previous Nordic network and Nordic collaboration since the 70s. Originally, focus was on literature and new media for children, children\'s folklore and their oral expressions; now all humanistic studies based on a cultural-historic, [...]
Nordic Council: Children and Young Adults
Northern Europe; Norway; Sweden; Denmark; Iceland; Finland; Faroe Islands; Greenland
Information on the section ´children and young adults´ from the Nordic Council. The objective of the work with children and young people in the Nordic region is to create good living conditions and improve their opportunity for influence. The efforts are based on shared fundamental values such as justice, equality, democracy, openness and commitment.
Nordic/Baltic Union Catalogue of Serials (NOSP)
Norway; Iceland; Denmark; Sweden; Finland; Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania; Faroe Islands; Northern Europe
NOSP contains references to serials available in Nordic and Baltic libraries. Article copies may be requested from the holding libraries via the online ordering service.
NOSP covers all subject areas. The main emphasis is, however, on natural science, medicine and social science.
NOSP has been existing since 1977 and is based on a co-operation between national union [...]
Swedish Association of University Teachers (SULF)
SULF, is the association for university teachers, researchers and doctoral candidates. SULF, is a member of the Swedish Confederation of Professional Associations (Saco), whose members are professionals with university or college education. It is one of three confederations of trade unions. It represents the professional interests of its members.
61 - NORDUnet Nordic Infrastructure for Research and Education
Northern Europe; Denmark; Finland; Iceland; Norway; Sweden
NORDUnet is a joint collaboration by the 5 Nordic National Research and Education Networks in Denmark (Forskningsnettet), Finland (Funet), Iceland (RHnet), Norway (Uninett) and Sweden (SUNET) and operates a world-class Nordic and International network and eInfrastructure service for the Nordic research and educational community.
62 - Worldwide Classroom: Consortium for International Education & Multicultural Studies: Study destination: Sweden
The homepage provides link lists and addresses of educational institutions in the school, higher education, professional training and adult education sector which accept international students. Especially, language schools and international schools are listed. Furthermore, there is a link "country resources" with general information about the country.
The Swedish Foundation for International Cooperation in Research and Higher Education
The STINT Foundation was established in 1994 by the government. The mandate is to support the internationalisation of Swedish research and higher education and has two main components: to enhance the quality of Swedish research and higher education and to advance Sweden´s relations with other nations, culturally, economically and scientifically. The homepage links to [...]
The National Agency for Special Needs Education and Schools
The National Agency for Special Needs Education and Schools was established 2008 for the purpose of coordinating the government´s support for special needs education.
The aim is to ensure that children, young people and adults with disabilities will be able to develop and receive an education based on equality, participation, accessibility and companionship.
The Swedish National Union of Students (SFS)
SFS represents the Swedish students´ interests in social welfare and educational issues and represents Swedish students on a national and international level. SFS handles issues concering quality in higher education, admission to higher education, selection procedure, examination and evaluation.
The aim of Studera is to provide prospective Swedish students with relevant information about higher education opportunities, as well as information about careers and postgraduate studies. For non-Swedes the English homepage offers links to websites on international admission to Swedish higher education.
From Preschool to University in Sweden
sweden.se is managed by the Swedish Institute (Svenska Institutet). Under "From Preeschool to University in Sweden" you can find short information about the Swedish education system.
International Programme Office for Education and Training
The International Programme Office for Education and Training is now part of the Swedish Council for Higher Education (Universitets- och högskolerådet). It informs about international aspects in all areas of education and supports those interested in international cooperation. It is also responsible for the education programmes within the EU.
National Library of Sweden
The National Library of Sweden has been collecting everything printed in Sweden or in Swedish since 1661. The National Library is also a humanities research library that purchases scholarly literature in several languages. The National Library administers and develops LIBRIS, the national library catalogue system. On the website you can search four different catalogues.
70 - Swedish Institute for Studies in Education and Research (SISTER)
SISTER started work in 2000. The Institute is an initiative for independent analysis and investigation of the Swedish educational and research system and of innovation process in an international comparative perspective. The website is kept mainly in Swedish. A detailed English overview (most links are leading back to Swedish pages). Access to the research programme "The [...]
71 - PISA i korthet
The Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) was developed by the OECD to assess the reading, mathematics and science literacy of 15-year-olds in participating countries. PISA assesses how well prepared students are for life beyond the classroom by focusing on the application of knowledge and skills in everyday situations. This website informs about what PISA means, [...]
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.
Department of Applied Educational Science
Within the Department of Applied Educational Science studies are being conducted on conditions for learning in social, cultural and institutional settings, the contribution to and effects of digital technology on learning as well as measurement, assessment and evaluation. The department has three strong research areas: Interactive Media and Learning, Measurement and Evaluation [...]
74 - Country information (European Agency for Special Needs Education)
Europe; Austria; Belgium; Cyprus; Czech Republic; Denmark; Estonia; Finland; France; Germany; Greece; Hungary; Iceland; Ireland; Italy; Latvia; Lithuania; Luxemburg; Malta; Netherlands; Norway; Poland; Portugal; Slovenia; Spain; Sweden; Switzerland; United Kingdom; England; Scotland; Wales
The European Agency for Development in Special Needs Education provides national overviews of special needs education in numerous European countries. The information includes the following topics: legal system, financing, identification of special educational needs, special needs education within the education system, teacher training, - basic and specialist teacher training, [...]
Swedish Institute (SI)
The Swedish Institute (SI) is a public agency that promotes interest and confidence in Sweden around the world. SI seeks to establish cooperation and lasting relations with other countries through strategic communication and exchange in the fields of culture, education, science and business. SI also supports Swedish language instruction at foreign universities. SI works [...]
76 - Distansutbildningar / Fernstudien
The website offers a database of distance study courses at Swedish universities and institutions of adult education.
Swedish National Council of Adult Education
The Swedish National Council of Adult Education is a non-profit association with certain authoritative tasks delegated by the government and the Riksdag (the Swedish Parliament). The Council distributes government grants to study associations and folk high schools, submits budgetary documentation and annual reports to the government and follows up and evaluates folkbildning [...]
Swedish Higher Education Authority
The operations of Universitetskanslersämbetet (the Swedish Higher Education Authority) comprise three main areas: Quality assurance of higher education and appraisal of the degree-awarding powers of public-sector higher education institutions. Legal supervision of higher education. Monitoring efficiency, follow-up and horizon scanning as well as responsibility for statistics [...]
Swedish Teachers´ Union
Lärarförbundet is the largest union for teachers and heads of schools and the fourth largest professional trade union in Sweden.
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 education system in English.
Workers´ Educational Association (ABF)
The ABF´s (the Workers´ Educational Association) operations are based on ideas of democracy, diversity, justice and equality. Their goal is for people to study together and form an opinion on key social issues in order to influence their own situations, and to be able to influence local and global developments. To meet this objective the ABF supports the implementation of [...]
ICT in Swedish schools
In the decentralized Swedish school system the responsibility for ICT is shared. The role of the Government and its Agencies is to promote the use of ICT in education, mainly by supporting the municipalities and independent schools in their tasks. The website informs about surveys about the use of ICT in Swedish schools and preschools, the promotion of practical ICT and media [...]
83 - Kurzdarstellung: Schweden
This brief presentation of the education system in Sweden was taken from the "Wörterbuch der Pädagogik" (Dictionary of Pedagogy/ Edition 2000) by kind permission of the publishers Taschenbuch Verlag. After providing general information on the country an overview on the education system is given referring to the following areas: educational administration, pre-school [...]
84 - International Bureau of Education (Unesco) - Country Dossiers ("Where we work")
Egypt; Ethiopia; Algeria; Angola; Argentina; Australia; Bahamas; Bahrain; Bangladesh; Barbados; Belarus; Belgium; Belize; Benin; Bhutan; Botswana; Brazil; Bulgaria; Burkina Faso; Burundi; Chile; China; Costa Rica; Denmark; Germany; Dominican Republic; Ecuador; Eritrea; Estonia; Finland; France; Gabon; Gambia; Ghana; Guatemala; Grenada; Greece; Guinea; Guyana; Haiti; India; Indonesia; Iraq; Iran; Israel; Italy; Jamaica; Japan; Yemen; Jordan; Cambodia; Cameroon; Canada; Kazakhstan; Qatar; Kenya; Colombia; Congo; Congo, Democratic Republic of; Republic of Korea; Croatia; Cuba; Kuwait; Laos; Lesotho; Latvia; Lebanon; Libya; Lithuania; Luxemburg; Madagascar; Maldives; Malawi; Malaysia; Mali; Malta; Morocco; Mauritania; Macedonia, The former Yugoslav Republic; Mexico; Mongolia; Montenegro; Mozambique; Myanmar; Namibia; Nepal; New Zealand; Nicaragua; Netherlands; Niger; Nigeria; Norway; Oman; Austria; Pakistan; Paraguay; Peru; Philippines; Poland; Portugal; Rwanda; Romania; Russian Federation; Zambia; Saudi Arabia; Sweden; Switzerland; Senegal; Serbia; Zimbabwe; Slovak Republic; Slovenia; Spain; Sri Lanka; Saint Lucia; Saint Kitts and Nevis; Saint Vincent and the Grenadines; Sudan; South Africa, Republic; Suriname; Syria; Swaziland; Eswatini; Tanzania; Thailand; Togo; Trinidad and Tobago; Chad; Czech Republic; Turkey; Tunisia; Ukraine; Hungary; Uruguay; Uzebekistan; Vanuatu; Venezuela; United Arab Emirates; United Kingdom; Vietnam; Central African Republic; Cyprus; international
The International Bureau of Education der UNESCO (IBE) provides country dossiers focussed on education. They provide information on statistics (from the World Data on Education – WDE), national education reports, documents from educational policy, planning and administration, bibliographies (partly with fulltext documents) as well as links to futther resources.
85 - An overview of the TEFL situation in various countries
international; Asia; North America; South America; Central America; Africa; Europe; Japan; Indonesia; India; Hong Kong; Morocco; Tunisia; Sudan; South Africa, Republic; Mozambique; Kenya; Egypt; Algeria; Puerto Rico; Panama; Mexico; Guatemala; El Salvador; Canada; Venezuela; Peru; Ecuador; Colombia; Chile; Brazil; Bolivia; Argentina; Ukraine; Serbia; Switzerland; Sweden; Spain; Russian Federation; Romania; Portugal; Poland; Netherlands; Macedonia, The former Yugoslav Republic; Lithuania; Kyrgyzstan; Italy; Hungary; Greece; Germany; France; Finland; Denmark; Czech Republic; Bulgaria; Belgium; Austria; Yemen; Vietnam; United Arab Emirates; Turkey; Thailand; Republic of Korea; Singapore; Philippines; Pakistan; Oman; Nepal; Mongolia; Malaysia; Laos; Jordan; Israel; Iran; China; Taiwan; Channel Islands; Caribbean; United States; United Kingdom
TEFL stands for "Teaching English as a Foreign Language". This website offers information on the situation of teaching English in various countries.
86 - Nordisk förening för pedagogisk forskning / Nordic Educational Research Association (NFPF/NERA)
Denmark; Finland; Iceland; Norway; Sweden; Northern Europe
NFPF/NERA was founded in 1972 and is an educational research association that covers all the Nordic countries. NERA supports educational research in Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden. The association publishes the journal Nordic Studies in Education and organises an annual congress.
Statistics Schweden: Education and Research
The statistics shed light on Sweden\'s entire education system: pre-school, compulsory school, upper-secondary school, different forms of adult education, higher education and research, and the transition from school to working life.
SUNET: Advanced network for research and education
SUNET started in the 1980s as a research project for Swedish computer scientists, and paved the way for the Internet in Sweden. SUNET´s aim is to provide Swedish universities and colleges with access to well-developed and effective national and international data communication and related services that meet their needs, whatever their geographical location.
89 - Eurydice National Education Systems: Sweden
Eurydice is the "Network on education systems and policies in Europe". Amongst others, it provides very comprehensive country profiles on on education systems in Europe (formerly know as "Eurypedia"). All areas of education are covered from early childhood to adult education, as well as overarching issues. Each country participating in Eurydice hosts a national unit [...]
Eurydice - The European Encyclopedia on National Education Systems
Belgium; Bulgaria; Cyprus; Czech Republic; Denmark; Estonia; Finland; France; Germany; Switzerland; Greece; Hungary; Ireland; Iceland; Italy; Latvia; Liechtenstein; Lithuania; Luxemburg; Malta; Netherlands; Norway; Croatia; Poland; Portugal; Romania; Slovak Republic; Slovenia; Spain; Sweden; Turkey; United Kingdom; Scotland; Northern Ireland; Wales; England; Europe; Austria
Eurydice (formerly Eurypedia and Eurybase) is "a network of 42 national units based in all 38 countries of the Erasmus+ programme. [Its] task is to explain how education systems are organised in Europe and how they work.
Eurydice publishes descriptions of national education systems, comparative reports devoted to specific topics, indicators and statistics, as well as news [...]
Swedish Folk High School
The website informs about the folk high school system and the courses offered. The English website provides information about admission for foreign learners.