• 00:00    |    
    Initial credits
  • 00:07    |    
  • 00:12    |    
    Involvement in education reform in Sweden
  • 00:48    |    
    How was the reform structured?
  • 01:37    |    
    Looking back and evaluating the reform
  • 02:40    |    
    From politics to entrepreneurship
  • 03:29    |    
    What are free schools?
  • 03:37    |    
    Guiding philosophy
  • 04:44    |    
    Student-centered schools
  • 05:19    |    
    Architecture and design
  • 06:37    |    
    Why education reform?
  • 07:26    |    
    Current projects
  • 07:51    |    
    Future of education
  • 08:59    |    
    Final credits

Liberal School Reform in Sweden

  | 16 de enero de 2014  | Vistas: 26


In the early 1990s, Anders Hultin helped introduce a revolutionary series of liberal education reforms in Sweden. Anders explains that the reform was actually quite simple: opening up private schools to public funding. In a country where 99 percent of students attended state schools, more than one thousand new private schools have opened since the reform. He also explains the philosophy behind the student-centered schools he has since established throughout Sweden.

This video has been made possible thanks to support from the John Templeton Foundation, Global Philanthropic Trust, and the Earhart Foundation.

This interview was recorded as part of The Antigua Forum 2014 gathering.

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