Minister for Education - Sweden

Party: Swedish Social Democratic Party.

Areas of responsibility
• Preschool ; Preschool class ; Out-of-school centre ; Compulsory school ; Upper secondary school
• Adult education ; Liberal adult education

Educational background
Stenography course, Riksdag (the Swedish Parliament) 1989
Master of Laws, Stockholm University 1988
Basic history studies, Stockholm University 1980

Positions held:
Minister for Education 2019–

Minister for Upper Secondary School and Adult Education and Training 2016–2019

Director-General, National Agency for Education 2011–2016

Chair, Swedish Confederation of Professional Associations (re-elected in 2005 and 2009) 2001-2011

State Secretary, Ministry of Enterprise, Energy andCommunications 1999–2001

State Secretary, Ministry of Employment 1998–1999

Director of Planning, Prime Minister’s Office 1997–1998

Special Adviser, Prime Minister’s Office 1996–1997

Secretary, 1995 Labour Law Commission 1995–1996

Secretary, Swedish Labour Court (periodically on leave) 1992–1998

Assistant secretary, LOA Inquiry 1990–1992

District court clerk, Huddinge District Court 1988–1990


Copyright photo: Kristian Pohl/Government Offices ; « Regeringskansliet »

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