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Religious education brings cultural diversity to a head

Religious education brings cultural diversity to a head

Press Releases   •   Sep 18, 2018 08:00 GMT

“We think our book can help teachers to manage the multicultural classroom, especially concerning religious education. It has been a sensitive area, but now is the time. Teachers are simply not prepared for it,” says Peder Thalén, professor in religious studies at the University of Gävle.

Community work back on the agenda in Sweden

Community work back on the agenda in Sweden

Press Releases   •   Sep 10, 2018 13:55 GMT

“We are back to a situation in which large groups of people fall through the cracks in our system; community work then becomes a way to strengthen one another and to combat growing social inequalities and social exclusion,” Stefan Sjöberg and Päivi Turunen point out. They are researchers in social work at the University of Gävle.

Diversity barometer 2018 gives double signals

Press Releases   •   Aug 27, 2018 08:00 GMT

Swedish people’s attitudes to cultural diversity are more negative than ever. This becomes clear in the University of Gävle’s Diversity Barometer, and, specifically, it is among women that negative attitudes have become more prevalent. At the same time, the number of people with good experiences at school and at work of colleagues with a background in other countries is record high.

The mysterious Harry Schein

The mysterious Harry Schein

Press Releases   •   Apr 27, 2018 13:15 GMT

The mysterious Harry Schein. Per Vesterlund’s new book, Schein: en biografi (Albert Bonniers forlag) portrays one of the most legendary Swedish individuals of the 20th century. “But it is also a story of a country in transformation,” says Per Vesterlund, senior lecturer in media and communication studies at the University of Gävle.

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