A to E are passing grades, with F as a failing grade. The new grading system is very similar to the European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS), the standard grading system for higher education in Europé.
As of 1 December 2013, professional certification is required for school and pre-school teachers on permanent contracts.
The inspectorate monitors compliance with the Education Act.
National Agency for Education provides information about education, promotes understanding, and administers public funding and grants.
Swedish preschool 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.
The agency also assesses and inspects the quality and results of this education.
se/In-English The Sami School Board is an administrative agency for public Sami schools and their affiliated activities, which are governed by the Sami School Ordinance.
(preschool) is provided by municipalities for children ages one to five.
The amount of municipal subsidy for preschool depends on the child’s age and whether the parents work, study, are unemployed or on parental leave for other children.