Regulation (2010:1138) Of Social Studies For Some Newly Arrived Immigrants

Original Language Title: Förordning (2010:1138) om samhällsorientering för vissa nyanlända invandrare

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Introductory provision

section 1 of this regulation provides for the

social orientation that each municipality shall ensure that

new immigrants are provided in accordance with paragraph 5 of the law (2010:197) if

provisioning efforts for some newly arrived immigrants and the law

(2013:156) of social studies for some new arrivals

immigrants. Regulation (2013:158).

Purpose and content

section 2 of the Social orientation designed to facilitate the

newcomers ' establishment in working and social life.

Social orientation will provide a basic understanding

for the Swedish society and a basis for further

knowledge acquisition. The goal should be that the participants

develop knowledge of

1. human rights and fundamental

democratic values,

2. the individual's rights and obligations in General,

3. how society is organized, and

4. practical everyday life.

section 3 Community layout should contain the following elements.

1. To get to Sweden.

2. To live in Sweden.

3. To support themselves and developed in Sweden.

4. The individual's rights and responsibilities.

5. To start a family and live with children in Sweden.

6. To influence in Sweden.

7. To nurture their health in Sweden.

8. Growing old in Sweden.

The emphasis will be on the practical aspect of

live in Sweden. The exact content, scope and

the emphasis of each component should be tailored to the participants and

the local conditions.

The design and implementation

section 4 of The social studies which are to be provided in accordance with paragraph 6 of

Act (2010:197) about start-up efforts for some new arrivals

immigrants should be started as soon as possible after a

establishment plan has been drawn up. It should normally be completed

one year after the establishment plan has been drawn up.

By law (2013:156) of social studies for certain

newly arrived immigrants shows when social orientation under

the law should be initiated. It should normally be completed in a year

after it started. Regulation (2013:158).

§ 5 Each new arrival should be offered a community orientation

at least 60 hours. It can be combined with

work, studies and other activities to facilitate

and speed up the establishment of work.

section 6 the municipality determines how societal orientation should

designed and in what sequence the national orienteering

parts to be treated.

Social orientation will provide the space for dialogue and


section 7 Social orientation shall, as far as possible, be carried out in

mother tongue or another language which the student has mastered

well. If necessary, the interpreter be hired.

The persons who provide social orientation should have appropriate

pedagogical training or experience and subject knowledge.

section 8 of the municipality shall have a plan of social orientation. In

the plan, the national orienteering, content and scope


The plan shall be revised as necessary. Consideration should then be

to new conditions and how the implementation worked.

§ 9 the municipality may Commission others to design the plan and

organise social orientation. The plan must then be approved by the

the municipality.

Certificates and information

section 10 of the municipality shall give each participant a certificate after

completion of the social studies. If another municipality requests

the municipality shall submit information concerning the partial walkthrough

social studies.

Scope and content should be shown.

Support, monitoring and accounting

section 11 of the provincial governments should promote and support collaboration

between the municipalities of social orientation.

section 12 of the provincial governments to follow up activities. Each

municipality shall provide the provincial government the information necessary for the


paragraph 13 of the provincial governments shall annually submit a joint

report on community orientation to Government.