Swedish Schools, Cultural Institutions and Internet

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År 1998 blev Benny Regnér och jag inbjudna till en konferens i Wien på temat museer, kulturinstitutioner och Internet. Bakgrunden var att Benny och jag genomfört flera projekt tillsammans med svenska museer, bl.a. Nordiska museet och Musikmuseet som väckt en del uppmärksamhet.

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Swedish Schools, Cultural Institutions and Internet

  1. 1. CULTH, Vienna October 1998 Linking Cultural Institutions with Schools Swedish Schools, Cultural Institutions and Internet Benny Regnér Johan Groth National Agency for Education, Sweden
  2. 2. Off Internet and on <ul><li>Analog vs digital information </li></ul><ul><li>Consumer vs producer of information </li></ul><ul><li>Text only vs multimedia </li></ul><ul><li>Computers vs networks </li></ul><ul><li>Issues vs concurrent publication </li></ul><ul><li>Visible vs invisible development </li></ul>CULTH Dr. Johan Groth Vienna, October 1998 Benny Regnér Page National Agency for Education, Sweden
  3. 3. Topics <ul><li>Swedish schoolsystem </li></ul><ul><li>Swedish cultural institutions </li></ul><ul><li>The use of Internet </li></ul><ul><li>National initiatives </li></ul><ul><li>Some examples </li></ul><ul><li>Conclusions </li></ul>CULTH Dr. Johan Groth Vienna, October 1998 Benny Regnér Page National Agency for Education, Sweden
  4. 4. The Swedish Schoolsystem <ul><li>Approx. 1,2 million pupils </li></ul><ul><li>Approx. 120.000 teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Approx. 6000 schools </li></ul><ul><li>Decentralized and goal oriented </li></ul><ul><li>Parliament and government set goals </li></ul><ul><li>Municipalities organize, allocate resources </li></ul>CULTH Dr. Johan Groth Vienna, October 1998 Benny Regnér Page National Agency for Education, Sweden
  5. 5. The National Agency for Education <ul><li>” Contribute to a development of the school system in order to create an agreement between the national goals and reality” </li></ul><ul><li>Acts on specific commission from the ministry </li></ul><ul><li>Acts on its own initiatives within the framework set up by the ministry </li></ul>CULTH Dr. Johan Groth Vienna, October 1998 Benny Regnér Page National Agency for Education, Sweden
  6. 6. The Swedish National Council for Cultural Affairs <ul><li>” The means through which the government and parliament effect their policies for culture” </li></ul><ul><li>Allocate resources to groups, institutions and organisations </li></ul>CULTH Dr. Johan Groth Vienna, October 1998 Benny Regnér Page National Agency for Education, Sweden
  7. 7. Use of Internet <ul><li>Rapid development of Internet as a pedagogical tool </li></ul><ul><li>A majority of the schools have Internet </li></ul><ul><li>Many public libraries have Internet </li></ul><ul><li>Museums and other cultural institutions are beginning to use Internet </li></ul>CULTH Dr. Johan Groth Vienna, October 1998 Benny Regnér Page National Agency for Education, Sweden
  8. 8. National initiatives <ul><li>The Swedish Schoolnet </li></ul><ul><li>Tools for learning </li></ul><ul><li>Foundation for Knowledge and Competence </li></ul><ul><li>The SUNET offer for libraries and museums </li></ul>CULTH Dr. Johan Groth Vienna, October 1998 Benny Regnér Page National Agency for Education, Sweden
  9. 9. A few examples <ul><li>IKON </li></ul><ul><li>Historical museum and project ”Sture” </li></ul><ul><li>The Nordic museum and Netd@ys 1997 </li></ul><ul><li>The virtual music museum </li></ul><ul><li>The Window to Culture </li></ul>CULTH Dr. Johan Groth Vienna, October 1998 Benny Regnér Page National Agency for Education, Sweden
  10. 10. Conclusion <ul><li>Internet can be an important tool for developing the school system </li></ul><ul><li>Useful content is of critical importance </li></ul><ul><li>Always start with a pedagogical idea </li></ul><ul><li>Spend resources on education, not hardware </li></ul><ul><li>Be prepared for organizational and administrative changes </li></ul>CULTH Dr. Johan Groth Vienna, October 1998 Benny Regnér Page National Agency for Education, Sweden
  11. 11. Links <ul><li>The National Agency for Education <www.skolverket.se> </li></ul><ul><li>The Swedish Schoolnet <www.skolverket.se/skolnet> </li></ul><ul><li>Physical or virtual networks? (INET’98) <www.pi.se/gogab/arkiv/INET98> </li></ul>CULTH Dr. Johan Groth Vienna, October 1998 Benny Regnér Page National Agency for Education, Sweden

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