Broadening the base at KTH

What can KTH offer someone who lacks the formal qualifications to enrol on our university and Master of Science in Engineering degree courses? Is there a path to embark on an engineering study programme that also offers a second chance with the focus on problem solving, creative thinking and training in good study technique? Absolutely. … Continue reading “Broadening the base at KTH”

Lifelong learning to be a good teacher

What does a university teacher need to learn? Is it enough to train to become a researcher, know your subject and been exposed to teachers through your entire education, to develop into a good teacher yourself? Most people would probably say no, just as you obviously will not become a good surgeon after having undergone … Continue reading “Lifelong learning to be a good teacher”

Research+Education=True

What do we mean by the relationship between education and research? Is there more to this than incorporating current research into courses and offering students the opportunity to participate in research projects? Absolutely – much, much more. The close relationship between teaching and research is at the very core of a university. One fundamental principle … Continue reading “Research+Education=True”

Leif Kari on education

Vice President for Education and Professor of Engineering acoustics I will blog about KTH’s engineering, architectural and teacher education and learning, about opportunities and challenges, in large and small, from qualifying, basic, advanced and research level to life-long learning.