Educational System In Sweden

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Educational System In Sweden

  1. 1. Sweden The Educational school system of
  2. 2. Facts <ul><li>In Sweden, all children between the ages of 7-16 must attend school. </li></ul><ul><li>Education is compulsory and free of charge. </li></ul><ul><li>Almost all compulsory school students continue on directly to upper secondary school (gymnasium). </li></ul><ul><li>A new curriculum structure is planned for the year of 2011. </li></ul><ul><li>In the new curriculum system students and schools have to achieve the set goals. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Compulsory </li></ul><ul><li>Two semesters per year; </li></ul><ul><li>August - December and January - June </li></ul>Elementary and secondary school Elementary school = Grundskola Secondary school = Högstadium Grundskola 1 2 3 4 5 6 Högstadium 7 8 9
  4. 4. <ul><li>Optional </li></ul><ul><li>17 national programs </li></ul><ul><li>Three years </li></ul><ul><li>Contains compulsory- and optional classes </li></ul>Upper secondary school Upper secondary school = gymnasium Gymnasium 1 (10) 2 (11) 3 (12)
  5. 5. Upper secondary school ESTETIC PROGRAM <ul><li>Possibilities for future Music teaching students </li></ul><ul><li>Pre-school – Secondary school with music profile </li></ul><ul><li>Upper secondary school, </li></ul><ul><li>estetic program, specializing in music </li></ul><ul><li>Folk High School / Music Academy </li></ul>
  6. 6. Grades The current grade system : IG - not approved G - approved VG - well approved MVG - very well approved New grade system for 2011 : A B C D E F - For students starting in class 9 and up
  7. 7. The system <ul><li>The Swedish school system is goal-based with a high degree of local responsibility. </li></ul><ul><li>Every municipality / region shall adopt a local school plan based on the curriculum and the set syllaby. </li></ul>
  8. 8. The curriculum <ul><li>The curriculum for the Swedish school system is issued by the government and parliament of Sweden. </li></ul><ul><li>The missions, goals and values of what the swedish schools should aim for is described in the curriculum. </li></ul><ul><li>In the curriculum there are also guidelines for how to perform and execute the set goals, values and missions. </li></ul><ul><li>There are three linked curriculums in Sweden for the different types and grades of school. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Music in the compulsory school <ul><li>230 teaching hours </li></ul><ul><li>Some schools have a music profile </li></ul><ul><li>Music teachers </li></ul>
  10. 10. Music goals for the compulsory school <ul><li>Develop a knowledge of instruments and vocals. </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on ensemble playing. </li></ul><ul><li>Develop confidence in their own ability to sing and become aware of the opportunities it provides for development and its social importance. </li></ul><ul><li>Develop the ability to create their own music. </li></ul><ul><li>Develop the ability of listening to music. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Frågor? Frågor = Questions

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