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STOCKHOLM: Workers spending their lunch break at the gym may be normal in most Western countries, but in Sweden some employers are pushing the idea even further, making on-the-job exercise compulsory. Every Friday, employees of fashion and sportswear retailer Bjorn Borg leave their desks at the ...

After that comes the three-year high school or 'gymnasieskola' which is not compulsory but attended by most Swedish teenagers (who generally start the year they turn 16). Here, studies are aimed at either preparing children for university or vocational education. There are 18 different programmes to ...
“What went wrong in Sweden went wrong here,” said Samuel Abrams, director of the National Center for the Study of Privatization in Education at Teachers College, Columbia University who calls Michigan “a disaster.” (The Hechinger Report is an independent unit located at Teachers College.) So far, the ...
There is no getting out of it: for more than two years the company founded by the Swedish tennis legend has made on-the-job exercise mandatory at the ... In 2014, a University of Stockholm study showed that exercising during the workday was advantageous for both employees – who were healthier and ...
The specialist course is designed to help foreigners with a background in programming or IT enter the Swedish job market. Students are taught Swedish at the same time as learning IT vocabulary and taking optional courses in programming languages Java and C#. They can study either 15-18 hours a ...
While some people in Sweden say the country has a long way to go before full equality, they're proud that the Swedish model may have inspired ... Men still take less than a third of available leave, which affects the bottom line for women's labour, said Stockholm University gender studies professor Anita ...
A town of Sweden man is facing multiple charges after a domestic incident that closed Redman Road for several hours Tuesday. ... Deputies, assisted by Brockport police and College at Brockport police, set up a perimeter, alerted neighbors and closed Redman Road, between New Campus Drive and ...
That is the finding of a government inquiry tasked to develop a new internationalisation strategy for Sweden's higher education system. ... inquiry also proposed to amend the Swedish Higher Education Act to reflect the importance of internationalisation and international cooperation to university and society.
The recommendations include a proposal for Sweden to “create closer collaboration among Nordic higher education institutions and further develop an ... Other proposed initiatives focus on double and joint degrees; a more “strategically managed” approach to the use of English in Swedish universities; ...


 

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