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Swedish and Education

Maria Johansson
The research develops the schools

The teacher educations at Luleå University of Technology are many. The research is often closely linked to the daily activities in the schools. "The goal is a close collaboration with the municipalities and schools also when it comes to the programmes", says Maria Johansson, head of Division.

Nobla dagen went digital

Traditionally, the Nobla dagen has been held at the Department of Health Sciences. It was carried out digitally, due to the ongoing pandemic. The day was about the new Department of Health, Education and Technology. – It was a very interesting day. We gained insight into each other's educational programs and research, says Eva Alerby, professor of pedagogy.

Photo: Simon Eliasson
Educates new profession

Teacher assistants is a new and increasingly demanded occupational category within the Swedish school. In the past, the group has often been seen as an additional resource intended for simpler work tasks, but a new commissioned education under the leadership of Luleå University of Technology aims at a greater professionalization of the profession.