Your path to preschool

The Path to Preschool helps you as a new arrival to take your first steps toward a job in a preschool.

Through independent study online, you can develop your language abilities while learning about the fundamental values of Swedish preschools. The training material is available in Swedish, Arabic, English and Farsi.

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Go through the lesson materials a few times and practice in your mother tongue and in Swedish until you understand the lessons.
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Once you have completed and understand all the lessons, you can take a final test. When you pass, you will be awarded a diploma.

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Your training

Videos about preschool from the Swedish National Agency for Education

Start by watching the videos below for an introduction to Swedish preschools.

Lesson 1

Dropping off at preschool

Drop off should be a good start to the child’s day.

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Lesson 2

Circle time

Circle time prepares the child for the day and activities to come.

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Lesson 3

Lunchtime at preschool

Lunchtime offers opportunities for learning, development and a sense of community.

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Lesson 4

Dealing with disagreements

Resolving conflict is part of the preschool curriculum.

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Lesson 5

Rest time and story time

Preschool should offer a good balance between rest and activity.

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Lesson 6

Getting dressed

When the child dresses themselves, they practice motor skills and are learning to be more independent.

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Lesson 7

On the integrity of the child

It is important to work with integrity issues if children are to learn about their own and other people’s boundaries.

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Test

Test your knowledge

Complete the training by taking a test and earning a diploma. (In Swedish)

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My path to preschool

“I feel very welcome.”

Hadeel Abbas, Principal, Tivoli preschools

My path to preschool

“To work in a preschool, you need to have a good command of the language.”

Hana Ghareb, Preschool Teacher, Norlandia

My path to preschool

“The best part of working with children is that you can change the entire world.”

Ishraq Anai, Preschool Teacher, Dibber