Opinion The spread of English in Swedish academia is not necessarily a threat and can not be fully identified as anglicization, writes Hyeseung Jeong and Tuba Inal, University West.
Education Is there a difference between hybrid teaching and blended learning environments? Yes, says the Swedish Council for Higher Education in the latest edition of its Swedish-English dictionary. Many of the new words are cumbersome and long - the longest being 26 letters.
Work environment Higher education institutions have seen an increased number of students in recent years, largely due to the corona pandemic. This is positive but challenging, say union representatives.
Teaching Hybrid teaching may become the norm at Swedish higher education institutions this autumn. But what are the educational benefits? That was the subject of a recent digital seminar.
Work environment Higher education institutions have mostly coped well with the added pressure of the pandemic, but staff and students have made great sacrifices. This is the finding of a report published by UKÄ, the Swedish Higher Education Authority, which summarises how the first year of the pandemic has impacted academia.
Conditions A new report from SULF and the National Junior Faculty, NJF, shows that the number of researchers outside the higher education institutions' career development systems has increased dramatically in the past decade, and career paths have become increasingly unclear.
Law Recorded lectures on learning platforms must be subtitled to be more accessible. This raises fears that the legal requirement could lead to a reduction in the number of video and audio recordings.
Opinion Public consultation will be important for the EU’s new Higher Education Transformation Agenda.