Ministry of Education and Research


Spain Participates in Construction of ESS

Spain has on February 20th, signed a Letter of Intent committing up to 5% towards the construction of the European Spallation Source (ESS). This is the first official Letter-of-Intent by an ESS partner country and the starting process for establishing the formal agreements needed to start construction.

New report on PISA study and Sweden

Today the report 'PISA 2012: Resources, policies and practices in Sweden' was delivered to Minister for Education Jan Björklund. The report was presented at a press conference with Andreas Schleicher, Deputy Director, Education and Skills, OECD and Mr Björklund.

Government establishes schools commission

A schools commission comprised of international researchers and experts is to be established. The aim of the commission is to analyse the quality of the Swedish school system based on the results of the survey by the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA).

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The Government's Research and Innovation Bill 2012

On Thursday 11 October the Government put forward a bill to the Riksdag entitled Research and Innovation. The bill contains investments raising the level of appropriations for 2013-2016 by SEK 4 billion.

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