Chinese language students get younger
Interest in learning Chinese at school is growing fast in Sweden. Last year the education minister pledged that in just over a decade every school in the country will teach the language.
Few experts believe that goal is possible without a huge increase in teacher training. But as our reporter Tom Sullivan found out from one mother, the students are getting younger and younger.
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"Hopefully a modified curriculum can change things"
Gunnar Stenberg , director of education at the National Agency for Education, tells Radio Sweden it will take over a decade to approach the teaching capacity required to meet the government's ambitions.