Patrik Ribe is working as an analyst at Lärarförbundet-the Swedish Teachers’ Union, since 2013. His areas of expertise are integration, professional issues,secondary education, and adult education. He has previously worked as a political advisor on education for the Moderate Party in the Swedish parliament. Patrik is originally a secondary school teacher in political science, philosophy and history.
Written by Patrik Ribe
In 2015 the number of immigrants seeking asylum in Sweden reached record numbers. In total, Sweden received 163 000 asylum seeking refugees that year. For us. as a teachers’ union, it was natural to contribute to the creation of a system that would make good use of the teaching competence...“The Fast Track for Newly Arrived Teachers in Sweden: the union’s perspective”, by Patrik Ribe.