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KTH equips students for the future

Over the past year, the Board of Education has intensified work on future learning environments and educational models on behalf of the President. A possible way forward has been crafted, based on a situation analysis. The analysis has embraced internal and external workshops, external analyses, literature reviews, field trips, and participation in national and international … Continue reading “KTH equips students for the future”

Building the education of the future together

Our latest storträff meeting was held this week. This time on the theme of future education. After the 150 or so participants had been given a summarising lecture on the results to date within the framework of future education, work continued in groups. A very successful meet-up. The very strength of these storträff meetings lies … Continue reading “Building the education of the future together”

Compass set to the future

Last week, I took part in the Association of Swedish Higher Education Institutions (SUHF) annual conference in Luleå on the theme of universities of the future, to which several international speakers had been invited. This week, several KTH colleagues and I visited the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in Trondheim to hear about … Continue reading “Compass set to the future”

Research + Education = Third Cycle Education?

A very large part of research done at KTH is undertaken by research students. This is not least the case for the proportion of published research articles that are written by research students.  This is not unique to KTH and probably applies to most universities in Sweden. However, with the recently completed Research Assessment Exercise … Continue reading “Research + Education = Third Cycle Education?”

Living your values

Who should ensure that the value systems formulated in steering documents are genuinely lived up to? Who should interpret the formulations? And what happens when these values gain real significance? Over the last six months I have asked various people for their thoughts on these issues. More detailed work on how general formulations on value … Continue reading “Living your values”