Education for the digital age

Annika Agélii Genlott is a consultant at the Swedish Association of Local Authorities and regions (SALAR) leading the work of developing a National action plan for the digitalization of education in Sweden. The national action plan will be handed over to the Government on the 1st of March 2019 and is directly connected to the digital strategy of Sweden, decided in October 2017. The process of putting together a National action plan includes cooperation not only with the Government and Ministry of Education but also all actors surrounding education. In order to be able to do that a completely new process including digital interaction (through digital proposals and voting) with citizens in Sweden is a crucial part of the action plan that Annika is leading. Annika Agélii Genlott has since 2010 been active in organizing the digitalization in one of Sweden’s most digital municipalities and is also a researcher at Örebro University School of Business. Annika´s research concerns the use of information and communication technologies (ICT) in education. The research involves dissemination of innovations and organization of transformational change.