25 Apr 2024
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Alternative Education in Sweden

More and more we are seeing a rise in alternative schools, and the meaning of ‘education’ has become relative as there is no one way to educate. The world is quickly changing and schools need to adapt so that they can prepare the student – the individual – for the future. At the same time, some […]

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Learning Swedish: the options explained

Having researched the courses available and passed SFI, our guest contributor, Gemma, takes time from ‘svenska som andraspråk’ to give us the low-down on the choices available for learning Swedish.

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Stockholm’s international schools (age 5 & up)

When moving to a foreign country with kids, choosing which school they go to is a major consideration. International schools are often a great choice for parents who plan on staying for only a short term, for parents with specific language preferences or for parents who would like a different approach from the normal Swedish […]

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Courses taught in English during 2013

If you are new in town, want to meet other international people, or just learn a new skill or take a class, here’s a list of courses taught in English happening in early 2013. For an English speaker in Stockholm, it can be hard to build the perfect social group. A great place to meet […]

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Language Exchange – STOCKHOLM

Want to put your Swedish skills to use in a fun social setting? Join Language Exchange – STOCKHOLM to practise your svenska and meet new people in a casual, friendly environment.   Here at Your Living City we are all too familiar with the process of learning Swedish and the variety of courses available in Stockholm. […]

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English Improv Class: New Classes 2013

Improvisation is a skill that helps build confidence and charisma; it’s an acting method that helps one be more accepting of the present moment. It’s also a whole lot of fun! Josh Lenn (of Lost in Translation fame) will be running a new season of his acclaimed improv classes for February 2013. The demand for these […]

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Education Preschool

Scholar Kids and Books: A Great Resource for Parents and Teachers

Our contributors on Your Living City are a wonderful well-informed set of people, who are passionate about what they do. A prime example of this is Sarit Grinberg. She is the founder of the fantastic children’s education website Scholar Kids, designed for anyone interested in children’s learning. You may also like Sarit’s other articles: Tips on […]

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Education Preschool

Stockholm International Preschool List: Nov 2012

Choosing the right preschool for your child is a huge consideration anywhere, but the choice can be even trickier when you’re not on home turf. International schools are often a great option for parents who plan on staying for only a short term or where one parent has a language that is not Swedish. They […]

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Education Preschool

Choosing a preschool in Stockholm

Sweden’s generous parental benefits mean that you can stay at home with your child for at least a year; in fact it can be prohibitively expensive to organise child-care any earlier. At some point, most parents have to make that big decision as to which preschool is the right fit for them and their child. […]

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Education Preschool

Tips to help get your kids to read

How do you get your little ones to love reading? Sarit Grinberg, founder of Scholar Kids, provides you with some tips and tricks. “The more you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” – Dr. Seuss, “I Can Read With My Eyes Shut!” Reading to […]

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