Both educational attainment and skills, as measured in the OECD Survey of Adult Skills (PIAAC), are high in Sweden. They are not perfect substitutes, but both are to some degree necessary for successfully integrating in the Swedish labour market.
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As in other Scandinavian countries, lifelong learning is very well developed in Sweden, and contributes to making the system inclusive.
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Presentation on lessons for Sweden in light of the PISA 2012 results.
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In Sweden’s highly decentralised education system, evaluation and assessment are crucial to ensure that professionals get the information and feedback they need to improve the quality of their work.
After the onset of the crisis, unemployment in Sweden increased markedly, though much less than expected and than during the early 1990s, even as participation in the labour market held up well.
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This report was prepared by the Ministry of Education and Research as an input to the OECD Review on Evaluation and Assessment Frameworks for Improving School Outcomes. The document was prepared in response to guidelines the OECD provided to all countries.
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The aim of the present report is to describe how student teachers in Sweden are prepared to integrate technology in their future teaching. The report is part of the comparative OECD study ICT in initial teacher training which has the objectives of providing a detailed picture of how technology is used in initial teacher training in the OECD countries from a comparative perspective, analysing the views of the main stakeholders, and
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Compared to their native Swedish peers, immigrant students, on average, have weaker education outcomes at all levels of education. Nearing the end of compulsory education, at age 15, there are very significant performance disadvantages for immigrant students.