Why The Local’s IES story has caused such a stir in Sweden

Why The Local’s IES story has caused such a stir in Sweden

An investigative article by The Local into what it's like to work as a foreign teacher at Sweden's largest free school chain, IES, has raised eyebrows and sparked much debate. Here's why it is such a controversial issue – and why its impact goes beyond just teachers.

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When will Sweden have daylight again? 

Lucia with Sweden’s vaccine pass: How my daughter’s friends’ relatives got blocked
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Lucia with Sweden’s vaccine pass: How my daughter’s friends’ relatives got blocked

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What’s in a name? Getting to grips with the Swedish postal system

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How will I endure another Nordic winter? What I’ve learned after five years

Opinion: What can Sweden learn from embracing the American Halloween tradition?
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Opinion: What can Sweden learn from embracing the American Halloween tradition?

Reader’s story: How I adapted to Sweden’s cashless society

Reader’s story: How I adapted to Sweden’s cashless society

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‘Dagens’ lunch specials – an unexpected window into Swedish society

Why do Swedes and Danes insist on pretending they speak the same language?
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Why do Swedes and Danes insist on pretending they speak the same language?

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