- 220 pupils aged between 10-12 at the Nya Raketskolan school in Kiruna in the north of Sweden will stay at home from today Friday, due to a staff shortage.
- The teachers’ union says that the well-being of the teachers is at risk and therefore have demanded that they stop working.
- Viktoria Björklund, schools’ head in Kiruna municipality says that recruiting staff for schools in Kiruna is tough.
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Norway: Sami education conference looks at how to better serve Indigenous children, Eye on the Arctic
Sweden: Can cross-border cooperation help decolonize Sami-language education, Eye on the Arctic