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An overview of the Swedish education system

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Swedish National Agency for Education (Skolverket)
Publication Date: 
1 Nov 2006


The Swedish education system comprises a number of types of schooling and education, designed for individuals of different ages, and of different needs and abilities.

To make it easier for you to find information, the National Agency for Education has produced a map that provides an overview of the various parts of the education system to help you nativigate the system and find information about the areas that are of particular interest to you. You can read brief information about:

Pre-schools settings:
- Pre-school
- Family day care homes
- Open pre-schools
- Pre-school class

Childcare for schoolchildren:
- Leisure-time centres
- Family day-care homes
- Open leisure-time centres