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Facts and figures 2010: Pre-school activities, school-age childcare, schools and adult education in Sweden

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Skolverket. Swedish National Agency for Education.
Publication Date: 
1 Dec 2010

Excerpts from the report:

The report Facts and Figures is produced annually and from 2010 it provides the first of two parts for the National Report on Swedish Education. Both parts complement each other and provide a comprehensive picture of the current situation and the developments within the Swedish school system. The first part provides a general description utilizing statistics whilst the second part ‘Assessments and conclusions', reflects the National Agency for Education's views and

‘Facts and Figures' provides an up-to-date and comprehensive description of Swedish pre-school activities, school-age childcare, schools and adult education. The report describes the organization, expenditure, staff and the results achieved. The report also includes a section that describes how Sweden fares in relation to international comparisons.

This report Facts and Figures 2010 has been shortened and translated into English and the content has been adapted to a target group outside of Sweden. The report has been published in Swedish annually since 1992. Reports from 2000, 2003, 2006 and 2009 are also available in English.

This report was prepared by a project group within the unit for education statistics at the Swedish National Agency for Education. It has been translated into English by Alec Segal.