The de-digitization of Swedish schools?

In August 2023, the Swedish education minister Lotta Edholm surprised many people by announcing her government’s intention to reverse the country’s previous bold commitment to the digitisation of schools. With more details now emerging of an official commitment to textbooks, hand-writing and other ‘analogue’ methods, we catch up Prof. Anna-Lena Godhe (Jönköping University) to find out what is really going on … and whether this is the beginning of an international political backlash against digital technology in the classroom. Additional reading >>  The Guardian (Sept 2023).  Switching off: Sweden says back-to-basics schooling works on paper

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Casting a critical eye over the world of digital education, education futures and EdTech. Join Neil Selwyn as he talks to experts from around the world committed to new ways of thinking about digital technology and education