The Educational Reforms of the 1990s in Sweden and Their Consequences in the End of the 2010s
In the beginning of the 1990s, Sweden implemented educational reforms of the same type as in several other countries: privatisation, decentralisation and freedom of choice. The steering of the education system was changed from highly centralised and a very limited number of students in private schools to an extremely decentralised system and with an increasing number of private providers of education. The results almost 30 years later are not very encouraging. The most apparent feature is declining results in the international tests
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Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: August 1, 2020
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