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Those who manage schools and educational systems today have an arduous task as schools everywhere are being asked to do more than ever before. They also face a complex world and seemingly endless pressures on resources and demands for better perf...
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This PISA report presents the performance of Swedish 15-year-olds in reading, mathematics and science, and compares them with the results for students from 31 other countries.
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Early childhood education and care (ECEC) in Sweden has been given highpriority for nearly three decades and is one of the cornerstones of Swedish familypolicy. Reforms in this area have also been widely supported in the SwedishRiksdag (Parliament). This has enabled implementation of a policy, whoseguidelines were drawn up by the Government at the beginning of the 1970s andwhich has since then been subsequently developed – child care
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The main purpose of the thematic review on adult learning is to understand adults’ access and participation in education and training and to enhance policies and approaches to increase incentives for adults to undertake learning activities in OECD countries.
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The OECD Thematic Review of the Transition from Initial Education to Working Life describes how young people's transition to work changed during the 1990s. This is a country report on Sweden.
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The goal of achieving lifelong learning is ambitious in its aims to engage all citizens in the process of learning. It is complex because it breaks with past education reforms by defining in new ways the content, place, timing and duration of lea...
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This country report was prepared for the project "Alternative approaches to financing lifelong learning". It analyses and presents the development of lifelong learning in Sweden, and proposes ways to assist in improving it.
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The Nordic Countries are often considered one homogeneous unity. This is understandable as there indeed are great similarities between the countries. The languages in Denmark, Norway and Sweden are f.i. very close and a considerable part of the c...
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Twelve countries participated in this review, which provided a cross-national perspective on themes of common interest and growing importance regarding the first years of tertiary education. This report, prepared by the review team, regards the study of Sweden.