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Action 66 in Sweden flag Sweden

Member States to promote long-term e-skills and digital literacy policies

Indicator Status Evidence
Does an explicit strategy document exist? Yes In the national strategy, ICT for everyone, a Digital Agenda for Sweden. http://www.sweden.gov.se/sb/d/2025/a/181914
Is there funding for digital literacy/e-skills projects and programmes (including EU funding)? Yes There are special funds available from the regulator to increase the accessibility of telecommunications. http://www.pts.se/Pts/Templates/Dokument.aspx?id=43032&epslanguage=EN-GB
Are there special programmes encouraging women, older workers ethnic minorities and other target groups to use ICT? Yes The national ICT strategy encourage increased digital inclusion and a group of private initiatives are working actively with small funds to reach particular target groups. http://www.digidel.se/eng/ http://www.seniornet.se/English
Are there special programmes targeting employees (especially older workers and SMEs)? Yes These target groups are covered by the general programmes Digidel2013. http://www.digidel.se/eng/
Is ICT being integrated in classroom teaching and vocational training? Yes Schools are free to choose which teaching materials they prefer to use in teaching and training, hence the use of computers, smart boards and other ICT tools varies between schools. According to the Education Act (2010:800), schools must have such equipment that is needed for the purpose of education to be met. The national curricula and the syllabi states the objectives for the education and training (see Action 68).
Are there programms offering ICT skills trainings in telecentres, public libraries and other informal environments? Yes Several private initiatives and support from public libraries are found in the project Digidel2013. http://www.digidel.se/eng/

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