Organization and Mission Statement
The Language Center is a revenue- funded unit within the Education Department’s section for special assignments concerning learning and student health.
The Language Center currently serves approximately 17,000 pupils and mother tongue tuition is provided in 60 languages. The organization currently employs approximately 400 mother tongue teachers.
In accordance with the city council’s directives, The Language Center is to provide mother tongue tuition and language support which can be ordered by the schools. This is to be provided in pre-school, compulsory school (including special education) and high school (including special education).The Language Center’s goal is to maintain and develop multilinguism for students whose native language is not Swedish; as well as facilitating language development and learning, and helping pupils to better their academic achievements.
Collaboration between The Language Center and the individual schools is governed by an agreement with the respective schools. We hope for good collaboration and an ongoing dialogue with the schools. Our goal is to offer high quality service.