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... suspend high-level diplomatic contact with Moscow and not send any members of the royal family to the 2018 football World Cup hosted by Russia. Russia then responded by closing a British consulate in Saint Petersburg and the British Council educational and cultural organisation. diplomatsweden.
And when it comes to the education itself, there's a flexibility that's hard to find at other schools. Students can choose between the International Baccalaureate (IB), taught exclusively in English, or Swedish programmes which can be taught in Swedish or English. “I'm taking the IB and I love my subjects!

Gustav Fridolin, Sweden's Minister of Education, visited Budapest Tuesday in his capacity as an official with Sweden's Green Party. He met with leaders of Politics Can Be Different (LMP) and shared with them Sweden's experiences in strengthening public education. Fridolin held a joint press conference ...
Sweden's experiment in gender-neutral preschools began in 1996 in Trodje, a small town near the edge of the Baltic Sea. The man who started it, Ingemar Gens, was not an educator but a journalist who dabbled in anthropology and gender theory, having studied Swedish men seeking mail-order brides in ...
A 21-year old AI prodigy wants to revolutionize the $5 trillion education industry – here's why Mark Zuckerberg and Tim Cook are impressed. Follow @BiNordic ... Founded by a 21-year old Swedish AI expert, Sana Labs wants to insert the latest advances in AI into education. "We want any education company in the world to ...
... team - including engineers who designed Spotify's playlist recommendations engine. Not a bad start then, for Joel Hellermark. "By the end of the year we're hoping to have implemented Sana Labs in products with hundreds of millions of users," he says, unfazed. Sweden EdTech Education Deep Learning alphago Startup ...

Religious education in the country is already under strict restrictions. Current law in Sweden does not allow for catechesis or prayer to take place during regular school hours - it must take place either before or after school, on a voluntary basis. However, Maguire told CNA that most people in Sweden are ...
Swedish labor economist Rudolf Meidner spent his career pushing radical reforms that would shift power from business to workers. ... Rudolf Meidner, one of the primary architects of Sweden's famed social-democratic model, once described private ownership as “a gun pointed at the temple of the labor ...
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Upper secondary students in Finland are losing interest in studying the country's second official language of Swedish. State civil service ... at Finland's universities. It feels as if upper secondary students haven't been told that they won't be able to avoid Swedish in their tertiary education," Kammonen says.
Team Canada pummelled the Swedish team with a score of 17-0 in their first sledge hockey match of the 2018 Paralympic Games in Pyeongchang Saturday. Hickey ... Team Canada scored 17 goals against Sweden last spring at the World Para Hockey Championship, and 18 goals against Japan in 2010.
Helen Eduards, Sweden's Ambassador to international organizations in Vienna, including the IAEA, spoke about the Swedish government's forward thinking on gender equality and ... We work at many levels throughout our society and we try to attract women to higher education and technical occupations.
Sweden built them homes and taught them its language, but it failed to integrate them into the labour market. The Swedish welfare system offers good education and generous benefits. But for immigrants there is little social mobility. Powerful unions insist on high wages for entry-level jobs, so firms often find ...
A new database aims to raise the profile of 1000 women who have played a key role in Sweden's history. The Local ... What is the gender portrayed for different professions that influences the choice of education?" said Helene Hellmark Knutsson, Swedish Minister for Higher Education and Research.
These are not bound to the Swedish curriculum or school syllabus, and may follow the English National Curriculum or another school system. Children with learning disabilities or other special needs have the same right to education as any other child in Sweden, and there are schools dedicated to children ...
That is the finding of a government inquiry tasked to develop a new internationalisation strategy for Sweden's higher education system. ... The inquiry also proposed to amend the Swedish Higher Education Act to reflect the importance of internationalisation and international cooperation to university and ...
While new arrivals in Sweden are always in school within a month and can remain there till age 20, those arriving the UK often can't find a school place, particularly if they are GCSE age – a year when schools are focusing on league tables – or older, at which point only a limited education is on offer.

An inquiry established by the Swedish government has set out an ambitious strategy for internationalising its higher education institutions. The recommendations include a proposal for Sweden to “create closer collaboration among Nordic higher education institutions and further develop an internationally ...
47 percent of seats in the Swedish parliament is held by women – the highest share in the world, although it's tempered by the fact that Sweden has yet to elect a female PM. Globally, the index shows that women are slowly increasing their presence in the workplace. For example, a larger share of working women have a ...
Sweden plans to ban groups who do not support gender equality from starting or running schools, the country's education minister said on Sunday. ... has appointed the Swedish jurist Lars Arrhenius to investigate what sort of religious instruction typically takes place in religious schools in Sweden, and also ...
However, that doesn't necessarily mean it's easy to make the move to Sweden and find work immediately. Foreign teachers will need the right qualifications and in many cases some knowledge of the language, and should familiarize themselves with the quirks of the Swedish education system before ...
Crime and immigration are certain to be key issues in September's general election, alongside the traditional debates over education and health care. ... citing a recent study of a Swedish street gang that found 24 percent of its members were ethnic Swedes, and 42 percent had been born in Sweden.


 

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