Tell us about yourself? What are you working on and why are you at Internetdagarna?
I work as a senior officer at Lärarförbundet, the Swedish teachers union. I am responsible for digitalisation in schools. Currently, we are mostly talking about digitalisation in school as a work environment issue, how digital systems can both, disturb and help the work environment. A lot of the systems you are supposed to use actually disturb the teaching and we want to see how we can change that. How the teachers can be the change agents for deciding what to use and what not to use based on good information.
When did something related to the internet last make you hopefull or happy?
At the moment I am just looking at the really bad examples, I am here, at Internetdagarna today to find good examples. Currently, we see a lot of bad examples.
When did something related to the internet last make you upset, afraid or angry?
There is this Swedish research Institute IFAU they are about to release a study on the 1to1 solution (each student and teacher gets a computer) and the study shows that it has no effect at all. The municipalities used a lot of money to finance those devices and that budget could have been spent much better.