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Education in Sweden

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Swedish approaches to school readiness
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Education in Sweden
  1. All children between the ages of 7-16 must attend school, school is compulsory from the age of 7
    1. Education is compulsory and free of charge
      1. the curriculum i designed around four factors: 1. Objectives, 2. Subject Matter & Content, 3. Learning Experiences, 4. Evaluation procedures.
      2. Goals are set for each student that have to be met
        1. all children are entitled to free public pre-schooling
          1. All children are guaranteed a place in a one-year förskoleklass (‘pre-school year’) starting in the fall term of the year they turn six until they start compulsory schooling. This year is designed to stimulate each child’s development and learning, and provide a platform for their future schooling this is non compulsory
          2. There are nine compulsory years of schooling, after which students can attend an upper secondary school that is either geared towards further study or learning a trade.
            1. Grades are given in years 6, 7, 8 and 9. The grading scale has six levels A, B, C, D, E and F. AE covers pass results, and F Is The resulting non-pass
              1. the academic year lasts from august until june
                1. most preschools are open from 6.30am to 6.30pm
                  1. Swedish pre-school emphasises the importance of play in a child’s development, with a curriculum aiming to ensure children’s individual needs and interests. Gender-aware education is increasingly common, striving to provide children with the same opportunities in life regardless of gender
                    1. The pre-school curriculum includes clearer goals for children’s linguistic and communicative develop­ment and for science and technology.
                    2. the government has invested in providing preschool for children during nights weekends and holidays
                      1. sweden is 38 in the OECD league tablesm in maths with a mean score of 478
                        1. 36 in reding with a mean score of 483
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