Migration and Education in Sweden: Integration of Migrants in the Swedish School Education and Higher Education Systems

Migration and Education in Sweden: Integration of Migrants in the Swedish School Education and Higher Education Systems


31/05/2017

Migration in Sweden

In this report the author updates the information on integration of newly arrived students in the education system. The focus is on students / pupils both in school education (compulsory and upper secondary) and higher education.  

It  elaborates on main policy challenges (access, treatment, school outcomes, linguistic support to migrants, features of the education system, including governance, funding dimension); main relevant policy initiatives, reforms, measures (in particular, the new Government regulation in force since 1 January 2016) and assessment of relevant policy initiatives, reforms (using strong evidence base international or national research).

Furthermore, the author touches upon the recognition and validation of skills and foreign qualifications of migrants.

Full report can be found here.