What to expect when your child starts school in Sweden
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What to expect when your child starts school in Sweden

Having a child start school is an emotional day for any parent, particularly if you live outside your home country. Thankfully, in Sweden school starts rather gently. Here's what to expect.

EXPLAINED: Just what are Sweden’s Studenten celebrations all about?
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EXPLAINED: Just what are Sweden’s Studenten celebrations all about?

The Swedish school where children are creating their own futures with digital tech
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The Swedish school where children are creating their own futures with digital tech

International schooling: why joy is the key to learning
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International schooling: why joy is the key to learning

Swedish town makes U-turn on face mask ban in schools

Swedish town makes U-turn on face mask ban in schools

Think global, act local: the Swedish schoolchildren inspired by Greta
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Think global, act local: the Swedish schoolchildren inspired by Greta

Community impact: the Stockholm school making a difference
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Community impact: the Stockholm school making a difference

Distance learning remains a ‘possibility’ for Swedish schools: Education minister

Distance learning remains a ‘possibility’ for Swedish schools: Education minister

How international parents feel about schools starting again in Sweden

How international parents feel about schools starting again in Sweden

Explained: What Sweden’s new curriculum will mean for your children
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Explained: What Sweden’s new curriculum will mean for your children

How Sweden’s upper secondary schools are adapting to coronavirus

How Sweden’s upper secondary schools are adapting to coronavirus

Parents in Sweden: How do you feel about sending your children back to school?

Parents in Sweden: How do you feel about sending your children back to school?

Coronavirus: Should I keep my children home from school today?

Coronavirus: Should I keep my children home from school today?

Swedish youth faces trial for Columbine homage attack plot

Swedish youth faces trial for Columbine homage attack plot

The Swedish city planning to completely overhaul the school year

The Swedish city planning to completely overhaul the school year

Are these the best areas for schools in Sweden? That’s what a new ranking claims
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Are these the best areas for schools in Sweden? That’s what a new ranking claims

How the shake-up of Sweden’s school curriculum could affect your children
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How the shake-up of Sweden’s school curriculum could affect your children

Parent anger as international school in Malmö slashes teaching hours

Parent anger as international school in Malmö slashes teaching hours

The Stockholm-based international school transforming how children learn languages
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The Stockholm-based international school transforming how children learn languages

International school in Malmö to sack one in five teachers

International school in Malmö to sack one in five teachers

The clever way this bilingual school in Stockholm teaches empathy
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The clever way this bilingual school in Stockholm teaches empathy

Swedish school explosion ‘not terror-related’, police confirm

Swedish school explosion ‘not terror-related’, police confirm

Swedish 10-year-olds find 17th century coin in sandpit

Swedish 10-year-olds find 17th century coin in sandpit

Debunk: How a minor traffic incident was reported as ‘horror’ by international media

Debunk: How a minor traffic incident was reported as ‘horror’ by international media

This international school in Stockholm is tailoring education to the teenage brain
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This international school in Stockholm is tailoring education to the teenage brain

Six reasons expat parents should consider distance learning or boarding school
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Six reasons expat parents should consider distance learning or boarding school

How Stockholm International School is shaping tomorrow’s world leaders
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How Stockholm International School is shaping tomorrow’s world leaders

Swedish school told to scrap compulsory uniform

Swedish school told to scrap compulsory uniform

Over 1,700 students join ‘#MeToo’ protests, alleging harassment in Swedish schools

Over 1,700 students join ‘#MeToo’ protests, alleging harassment in Swedish schools

Two Swedish schools evacuated over shooting ‘hoax’

Two Swedish schools evacuated over shooting ‘hoax’

These are the best areas for schools in Sweden

These are the best areas for schools in Sweden

Croatian family’s unexpected Swedish school encounter goes viral

Croatian family’s unexpected Swedish school encounter goes viral

Gender segregated school bus not discriminatory, Swedish Discrimination Ombudsman rules

Gender segregated school bus not discriminatory, Swedish Discrimination Ombudsman rules

Ikea built a school for one of Italy’s quake-hit towns

Ikea built a school for one of Italy’s quake-hit towns

Professionals offer revealing career advice to Stockholm International School students
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Professionals offer revealing career advice to Stockholm International School students

More than one in six schoolkids get bullied in Sweden: study

More than one in six schoolkids get bullied in Sweden: study

Soldiers of Odin target Muslim school in Stockholm

Soldiers of Odin target Muslim school in Stockholm

Swedish PM condemns gender segregated school bus

Swedish PM condemns gender segregated school bus

School watchdog probes teacher over Nazi allegations

School watchdog probes teacher over Nazi allegations

Sweden to ban single-sex classrooms

Sweden to ban single-sex classrooms

Wolf filmed prowling near Swedish nursery school

Wolf filmed prowling near Swedish nursery school

Anger as Swedish school tests girl-only classes

Anger as Swedish school tests girl-only classes

Swedes give low marks to pupils’ performance

Swedes give low marks to pupils’ performance

Swedish schools use social media to lure students

Swedish schools use social media to lure students

How a Swedish teacher is tackling racism through Facebook

How a Swedish teacher is tackling racism through Facebook

Here are the best and worst schools in Sweden

Here are the best and worst schools in Sweden

Stockholm school segregates boys and girls in gym class

Stockholm school segregates boys and girls in gym class

Pupils’ school photo Nazi salute ‘wasn’t criminal’

Pupils’ school photo Nazi salute ‘wasn’t criminal’

Sweden must discuss banning religious schools: minister

Sweden must discuss banning religious schools: minister

Is this Sweden’s coolest ever graduation dash?

Is this Sweden’s coolest ever graduation dash?

‘My massage helps Swedes to bond with their babies’

‘My massage helps Swedes to bond with their babies’

Foreign born students ‘weaken’ school results

Foreign born students ‘weaken’ school results

Children safe after bomb threat at international school

Children safe after bomb threat at international school

‘Happiness is more important than grades’

‘Happiness is more important than grades’

Brave Trollhättan teacher ‘millimetre’ from death

Brave Trollhättan teacher ‘millimetre’ from death

‘We can’t go out without our dads and mums now’

‘We can’t go out without our dads and mums now’

Trollhättan teen: ‘I am so happy to be alive’

Trollhättan teen: ‘I am so happy to be alive’

Second student survived school sword attack

Second student survived school sword attack

Who was Sweden’s school sword killer?

Who was Sweden’s school sword killer?

Sweden launches sex books for disabled teens

Sweden launches sex books for disabled teens

Swedish pupils ‘told to pen suicide note’

Swedish pupils ‘told to pen suicide note’

Swedish teens cause stir with menstruation photo

Swedish teens cause stir with menstruation photo

Racy graffiti turned into high school sex class

Racy graffiti turned into high school sex class

‘Multicultural’ flag ban at high school graduation

‘Multicultural’ flag ban at high school graduation

Swedish pupil ‘slept in faeces’ at school

Swedish pupil ‘slept in faeces’ at school

Swedes’ blonde only school photo goes viral

Swedes’ blonde only school photo goes viral

One in three Swedish teachers plans to quit

One in three Swedish teachers plans to quit

New government to make school compulsory to 18

New government to make school compulsory to 18

Swedish schools hit ‘grim’ new low: report

Swedish schools hit ‘grim’ new low: report

Swedish teacher rapped for ‘Facebook favourites’

Swedish teacher rapped for ‘Facebook favourites’

Every fifth Swedish girl suffers sex harassment

Every fifth Swedish girl suffers sex harassment

Swedish student settles bullying with city

Swedish student settles bullying with city

Gay teen forced to clean homophobic graffiti

Gay teen forced to clean homophobic graffiti

Swedish school bans classmate photos

Swedish school bans classmate photos

School gas leak sends 25 to hospital

School gas leak sends 25 to hospital

Swedes’ support for nationalization high as school choice debate rages

Swedes’ support for nationalization high as school choice debate rages

‘Sweden is letting its school boys down’

‘Sweden is letting its school boys down’

Phones okay in Swedish classrooms: agency

Phones okay in Swedish classrooms: agency

Swedish welfare scandals call for profit review

Swedish welfare scandals call for profit review

The magic of learning at Stockholm International School
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The magic of learning at Stockholm International School

Angry parents spark halal school lunch spat

Angry parents spark halal school lunch spat

Bus driver kicks off 19 pre-school kids

Bus driver kicks off 19 pre-school kids

Dirty school toilets make Swedish kids sick: docs

Dirty school toilets make Swedish kids sick: docs

Bomb scare prompts Malmö school evacuation

Bomb scare prompts Malmö school evacuation

Swedish student burned by iron in hazing attack

Swedish student burned by iron in hazing attack

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Swedes want crackdown on unruly pupils

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Government proposes flexible school ages

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Sexual harassment common among school pupils

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One in five kids “never reads a book at school”

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Drama student fined after school sex project

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Opposition united on sweeping school reforms

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School in Stockholm burns

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Agency warns of teacher surplus

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“Give unhappy schoolkids a year off”

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Social Democrats plan school profits ban

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Education agency slams after-school centres

Government moves towards fixed school start age

Government moves towards fixed school start age

School burns down near Gothenburg

School burns down near Gothenburg

School evacuated after threats

School evacuated after threats

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‘Schoolyard Nazis’ plead innocence

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Increase in reports of bullying

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Teacher accused of making beer run for 15-year olds

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More apply to independently manage Swedish schools

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12-year-old girl sends teacher to hospital

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Locker room brawl costs boy his testicle

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Swedish children ignorant of their rights

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Ruling: school wrong to deny right-wing extremists

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Christian movement’s home schooling ‘unacceptable’

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Explosion rattles Gothenburg school

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Teachers: ‘Go back to state schools’

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Teacher suspended for taping 3-year-old’s mouth shut

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Eight-year-old caught up in birthday card outrage

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Socialist school planned for Borås

Swedish schoolkids under surveillance

Swedish schoolkids under surveillance

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Concern over ‘sex games’ at Swedish high school

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Teachers report sexism common in Swedish schools

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Lost girl found unconscious at preschool playground

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Damages ‘too low’ after vacuum cleaner attack on schoolboy

Sweden condemns surveillance in schools

Sweden condemns surveillance in schools

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School reports 10-year-old to police after fight

‘Do more to encourage talented students’: Moderates

‘Do more to encourage talented students’: Moderates

Student’s mobile phone explodes during class

Student’s mobile phone explodes during class

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Students reported for beating school principal

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Teenage girls’ ‘insulting’ blog prompts defamation claim

Young man arrested over school threat

Young man arrested over school threat

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School violence sends teacher to hospital

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Teacher injured by men with knuckle dusters

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Education minister clamps down on high school repeats

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Headmaster fired after Facebook pic scandal

Many Swedish students failing maths: report

Many Swedish students failing maths: report

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Pupils badly injured in school window fall

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School torched following Swedish teens’ failed hand gel tests

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Pre-teen girl reports rape at Swedish school

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Teacher charged with sex crimes against pupils

McDonald’s used to help Swedish children learn English

McDonald’s used to help Swedish children learn English

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Guilty verdict for child rape teacher

Unions welcome teacher training overhaul

Unions welcome teacher training overhaul

‘Foreign student places under threat’: agency

‘Foreign student places under threat’: agency

Students give Swedish schools high marks

Students give Swedish schools high marks

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Man arrested after school massacre threat

‘Class and gender impact youth internet use’

‘Class and gender impact youth internet use’

Student loan body hunts for cheats

Student loan body hunts for cheats

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School refuses to enroll student with Arabic name

Lund reviews foreign student admissions

Lund reviews foreign student admissions

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Girls more stressed in high school than boys

A third of Swedish pupils fear school bullies

A third of Swedish pupils fear school bullies

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Schoolgirls fined for bugging teachers

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Teen aimed gun at teacher during class

Sweden to beef up teacher licencing system

Sweden to beef up teacher licencing system

Swedish school criticised for prayer service

Swedish school criticised for prayer service

Swedish teacher keeps job after racist remarks

Swedish teacher keeps job after racist remarks

New English-language international school opens in Stockholm

New English-language international school opens in Stockholm

Immigrant kids prone to ‘special needs’ label

Immigrant kids prone to ‘special needs’ label

Outrage over Swedish teens’ sex dream essays

Outrage over Swedish teens’ sex dream essays

Kids surf for porn at Swedish school

Kids surf for porn at Swedish school

Malmö schools slammed by inspectorate

Malmö schools slammed by inspectorate

Principal spied on pupils with hidden camera

Principal spied on pupils with hidden camera

School board defends tattooed teacher deemed ‘too cool’ for school

School board defends tattooed teacher deemed ‘too cool’ for school

Police hunt teen gang after school stabbing

Police hunt teen gang after school stabbing

Swedish school slammed after ‘homo sin’ claim

Swedish school slammed after ‘homo sin’ claim

Swedish kids’ reading skills hit by computer use: report

Swedish kids’ reading skills hit by computer use: report

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Suspended student stripper reports school for discrimination

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Immigrant students get ‘Negro’ Swedish lesson

Swedish schools urged to utilise student English skills

Swedish schools urged to utilise student English skills

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Immigrant children shortchanged by Swedish schools

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Teenage girls beat schoolgirl unconscious

Teacher faces assault charges

Teacher faces assault charges

Swedish teen denied spot in school due to piercing

Swedish teen denied spot in school due to piercing

Wrong to sack principal over ‘lewd’ Facebook pics: Swedish court

Wrong to sack principal over ‘lewd’ Facebook pics: Swedish court

One in six Swedish children can’t swim

One in six Swedish children can’t swim

‘Boost sex ed in Swedish schools’: minister

‘Boost sex ed in Swedish schools’: minister

Many Swedish teens fear start of new school year

Many Swedish teens fear start of new school year

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Swedish teen charged for pocket change extortion

Public services sell-off ‘no impact’ on efficiency

Public services sell-off ‘no impact’ on efficiency

Swedish parents livid over girls’ sex book

Swedish parents livid over girls’ sex book

Parents force school to ditch ‘costly’ fruit break

Parents force school to ditch ‘costly’ fruit break

School sued after pupil bullied on YouTube

School sued after pupil bullied on YouTube

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School head on rape claim: ‘boys will be boys’

Man held over Stockholm student stabbing

Man held over Stockholm student stabbing

Swedish school rocked by daytime stabbing

Swedish school rocked by daytime stabbing

‘Serial rapist’ spreads fear in Lund

‘Serial rapist’ spreads fear in Lund

Principal stopped kids from getting marks that were ‘too low’

Principal stopped kids from getting marks that were ‘too low’

Rape accusations stun Swedish high school

Rape accusations stun Swedish high school

Red cards let school ‘send off’ troublemakers

Red cards let school ‘send off’ troublemakers

Swedish preschool touts ‘ice hockey’ curriculum

Swedish preschool touts ‘ice hockey’ curriculum

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Swedish school asks kids to translate ‘Negro’

Man charged with abuse of disabled students

Man charged with abuse of disabled students

Studying ‘unmanly’:  young Swedes

Studying ‘unmanly’: young Swedes

‘Immigrant kids need more schooling’: Sweden

‘Immigrant kids need more schooling’: Sweden

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‘Immature’ kids more likely to get ADHD drugs

Minister’s chopper landing scares kids

Minister’s chopper landing scares kids

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Man held after ‘shooting’ near Malmö school

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School to bullied lesbian teen: don’t be so gay

Only one in four Swedes ‘trusts’ school policy

Only one in four Swedes ‘trusts’ school policy

Sweden boosts support to immigrant students

Sweden boosts support to immigrant students

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Swedish primary school torched by ‘vandals’

Parents outraged over school photo ‘retouching’

Parents outraged over school photo ‘retouching’

Sixth grader gets third eye in school picture

Sixth grader gets third eye in school picture

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Bus driver leaves 10-year-old on forest road

One in two students complain of ‘noisy’ class

One in two students complain of ‘noisy’ class

Swedish parents fear after-school bullying

Swedish parents fear after-school bullying

Stockholm International School: colours on parade
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Stockholm International School: colours on parade

Kids of illegal immigrants can go to school: Sweden

Kids of illegal immigrants can go to school: Sweden

Boys fall further behind girls in school: report

Boys fall further behind girls in school: report

Student forced to hitch ride home with tractor

Student forced to hitch ride home with tractor

God ‘not welcome’ at school advent services

God ‘not welcome’ at school advent services

Swedish education level slips in global ranking

Swedish education level slips in global ranking

Teacher held for attack at Stockholm school

Teacher held for attack at Stockholm school

‘Offer preschools a bonus for hiring men’

‘Offer preschools a bonus for hiring men’

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Explosion rocks school in suburban Stockholm

Students questioned over Stockholm school blast

Students questioned over Stockholm school blast

‘Earlier grades could help vulnerable pupils’

‘Earlier grades could help vulnerable pupils’

Sweden to keep immigrant kids in school

Sweden to keep immigrant kids in school

Finding a new school that makes the grade
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Finding a new school that makes the grade

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Four schools closed in Malmö after firearm find

School shooting ‘likely’ in Sweden: agency

School shooting ‘likely’ in Sweden: agency

A global classroom in the heart of Stockholm
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A global classroom in the heart of Stockholm

Lund English school rapped for ignoring law

Lund English school rapped for ignoring law

School sets up ‘gender-neutral’ dressing room

School sets up ‘gender-neutral’ dressing room

Uppsala English school’s ‘tough love’ breaks law

Uppsala English school’s ‘tough love’ breaks law

Vouchers ‘widen quality gap’ in Sweden’s schools

Vouchers ‘widen quality gap’ in Sweden’s schools

New drive to address teacher shortage

New drive to address teacher shortage

Stockholm International School – what’s in IT for students?
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Stockholm International School – what’s in IT for students?

Swedish kids start daycare earlier: report

Swedish kids start daycare earlier: report

School ‘forgets’ to teach required course

School ‘forgets’ to teach required course

School bus driver fired for egging on bullies

School bus driver fired for egging on bullies

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Police can search schools for asylum kids

School rebels ‘most successful’ in later life

School rebels ‘most successful’ in later life

The Local’s guide to back-to-school style

The Local’s guide to back-to-school style

Sweden’s new guidelines for children and coronavirus testing

Sweden’s new guidelines for children and coronavirus testing

Swedes are among ‘most literate’ people on the planet

Swedes are among ‘most literate’ people on the planet

Outrage over Stockholm school butter ban

Outrage over Stockholm school butter ban

Swedish lunch lady in pole dance protest

Swedish lunch lady in pole dance protest

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Teacher to student: ‘we don’t want to see your ass’