School in our time

A project aimed at achieving a strong and equal education system that promotes democracy, belief in the future and knowledge in a changing world.
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School in our time is a long-term IVA project for the purpose of promoting the development of Swedish school education to meet the long-term knowledge needs of students and society, and to secure Sweden’s position as a knowledge nation. It will focus on compulsory school and upper secondary education, with an emphasis on compulsory school.

Our vision is a strong and equal education system that promotes democracy, belief in the future and knowledge in a changing world.

Our project is aimed at:

  • Policymakers, school providers, government agencies, politicians, education professionals, students, researchers and interest groups.
  • The private sector, industry and other employers.
  • Members of the public with an interest in the topic.

School in our time has long-term funding thanks to funds raised for IVA’s Jubilee Fund during the Academy’s centenary in 2019. The work will be carried out in subprojects in close cooperation with the IVA-project The Knowledge Society of the Future

You can find information on this project in Swedish here. Most of the reports and materials published by the project are not translated into English, but you can find materials that are available in English below.