Radio Sweden Monday
Fourteen years of nail biting but now, finally, Sweden’s first astronaut is over the moon.
Back on earth and in the classroom – kids are having trouble reading. Are teachers to blame?
And relive Sunday’s Nobel prize festivities. Spectrum of the Arts takes us on a musical journey.
Closing Music: ABBA, ”The Winner Takes It All”
After 14 years of waiting, Sweden’s first astronaut is in space. Mark Cummins has the story:
There’s a growing worry that children in Sweden are struggling to read. But the typical scapegoats, computer games and SMS text messages, aren’t taking the blame this time, teachers are. Tom McAlinden was at a seminar held here in Stockholm that discussed the problem:
A few brilliant minds are probably a little fuzzy this morning after all the good food and dancing during Sunday’s Nobel Prize ceremonies in both Stockholm and Oslo. Radio Sweden’s Bill Schiller relives the evening by taking us on a musical journey: