For a student studying at the elementary level who does not have sufficient ability in Swedish, there may be the opportunity to go through certain courses in their own native language. Teaching in English which does not cover language teaching You are exempt from the certification requirement if you teach in English in a bilingual school. National requirements In order to be awarded certification, you need to fulfil the national requirements within the areas of knowledge which are important for the teacher and preschool teacher profession in Sweden. In the Degree Ordinance, the Government lays down which degrees may be awarded and the objectives for these degrees. You need to have a diploma of education for teachers or preschool teachers in order to apply for certification. If you want to become a qualified teacher in religion, you need to demonstrate that you have knowledge of all world religions. It costs SEK 1, to apply for a teacher or preschool certification of teachers.
If you want to work as a teacher or preschool teacher in Sweden, you need to have a Swedish certification.
Courses & Programmes
UHR examines whether your foreign credentials entitles you to a teaching qualification and whether it corresponds to a Swedish diploma of education for teachers or preschool teachers. Service certificate for teachers and preschool teachers with foreign diplomas pdf, 1 MB. Malmö University is the largest higher education institution in Sweden. Quicker decision with complete application You can influence the processing duration of your case by submitting all your documents and certificates at the time of application. Preschools are open to children from the age of one until they start elementary school at the age of six. No prior knowledge is required. Playgroups The City of Malmö runs eight public playgroups, which provide an educational environment for children who do not attend a preschool.