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Research project aims to spur pre-schools to learn from other countries

Research project aims to spur pre-schools to learn from other countries

Press releases   •   Sep 03, 2019 12:45 UTC

“In Spain, teachers may be alone with between 24 – 30 three-years-olds, so they enhance teaching practices that facilitate such activities, and we could learn from this example,” says Kia Kimhag, researcher at the University of Gävle. The student exchange programme show that participants reacted to the fact that children in the Swedish pre-schools are independent to a high degree.

Michael Asonganyi University of Gävle’s Global Swede

Michael Asonganyi University of Gävle’s Global Swede

Press releases   •   May 22, 2019 10:39 UTC

Michael Asonganyi received the Global Swede Award from Minister for Foreign Trade Ann Linde at a ceremony on May 21 at the Ministry for Foreign Affairs in Stockholm. The short film "Konte" was awarded the prize “Best short film 2018” in the Zulu African Film Academy Awards, Zafaa Global Awards in London.

Design students will make the swift return to the summer city

Design students will make the swift return to the summer city

Press releases   •   Feb 02, 2019 16:45 UTC

Globally, the swift is not an endangered species, but in Sweden their numbers have been dramatically reduced, and possibly, it has to with a new roofing technique. The swift is a hole-nesting species; it likes to nest under the roof where they can find a space in which to protect themselves, but today, roof panels are sealed and we make houses unfit for swift nesting.

First prize to international students’ film about genital mutilation

First prize to international students’ film about genital mutilation

Press releases   •   Jan 18, 2019 10:04 UTC

​Michael Asonganyi and his fellow students’ short film "Konte," a film about genital mutilation and social exclusion, was recently awarded the prize “Best short film 2018” in the the Zafaa Global Awards in London. “It is so important to tell the story that there are people who were born here, but who do not feel that they belong, who are rootless,” Delight Yengo says. She plays Samantha.

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