Law (2009:128) If The Polytechnic

Original Language Title: Lag (2009:128) om yrkeshögskolan

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Introductory provisions

Article 1 the provisions of this law aims to within

the Polytechnic

– ensure that post-secondary vocational courses that respond

skills needed for employment comes about,

– ensure that Government support for post-secondary

vocational education is allocated efficiently,

– ensure that post-secondary vocational training is of high

quality, and

– within narrow occupational areas meet the needs of post-secondary

vet referred to lead to employment for the

students, or to a new level within their profession.

2 for the purposes of the Act

-students: those who are admitted to and conducting studies at the

an education that is part of the Polytechnic,

-Education: educational activities organized against

compensation from the employer that is not a natural person

and where the client chooses it to be able to participate in

the education,

-studies: all courses referred to in paragraph 7 and

that is not the training according to the higher education Act (1992:1434)

or may lead to a degree under the Act (1993:792) if

authority to issue certain degrees, and

– annual pitch: a student place in full-time education who

includes 40 weeks.

section 3 activities of the Polytechnic should be designed in

conformity with basic democratic values.

Everyone who works within the Polytechnic to promote respect

for every person's self-worth, respect for human

rights and our common environment. In particular, the

operating within the Polytechnic promote gender equality

and actively discourage all forms of abusive treatment.


section 4 of the education in Polytechnic, organized by State

universities and colleges, municipalities, county councils and individual

natural or legal persons. Education provider,

organise training in collaboration with others.

5 § education in Polytechnic to substantially build

on the skills that students get on national programmes in

the upper secondary school or equivalent knowledge. Law (2009:1040).

section 6 of the training should

1. be based on knowledge generated in production

of goods and services, both in science and designed so that a

high quality and teacher;

2. provide such theoretical, practical, experience-based

skills needed to independently and in teams

able to perform qualified tasks in the workplace,

3. characterized by both strong work related as theoretical


4. developed and conducted in collaboration between working life and

training providers, and

5. help to break traditions in relation to gendered

educational and career choices.

7 § authority decides, upon application, if an education should

included in the Polytechnic and how many years of training in locations

this case should cover. Government Announces rules on

the authority examines these questions.

Grants and fees

8 § organisers of education in Polytechnic, after

the application receive government subsidies or special funds for education.

Government Announces rules on which authority

benefits contributions and funds.

Article 9 of the education in Polytechnic, for which

education provider will receive government subsidies or special funds

According to section 8, shall be free of charge for the students. Single

elements that the student will have to pay a small amount for

may, however, occur.

Education provider may decide in respect of such education and training

to books and other learning tools, in which each student has

own use and may maintain that their property, will be acquired by the

students themselves or offered against charges that a maximum

corresponds to the contrary, the acquisition costs.

Learn the tools that are used in the training, in other

be provided at no cost to the student.

An authority may decide that the education provider may levy

student fees for other education in Polytechnic than

that referred to in the first subparagraph. The fees should be reasonable

with regard to the costs incurred by the organisers have, provided that

costs can be considered reasonable for the business.

Government Announces rules on which authority

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Contract training

10 § organisers of education in Polytechnic, after

notification conduct such education as continuing professional development.

Government Announces regulations to which authority

the notification shall be made.

section 11 of the Government may provide that an authority

may levy charges by such providers as referred to

in section 10.


section 12 of The people hired by the education provider for

teaching or tutoring, through education or

experience have competence for the education that they should carry on.

paragraph 13 of the education provider shall ensure that skills development

organized for the people engaged in teaching or


section 14 of the Government or the authority, as the Government determines

Announces rules about which exams may be taken in the

the Polytechnic.

Education provider may issue certificates and

diploma. The Government or the authority that the Government

determines Announces rules on the qualifications and



section 15 of The education in Polytechnic will be open to all

who meet the qualification requirements for the training.

paragraph 16 of the Government or the authority, as the Government determines

Announces rules on application and admission to

the courses within the Polytechnic.

section 17 if not all qualified applicants to an education in

Polytechnic can be received to the training, a selection

be made from among the applicants. Government or authority

Government Announces additional regulations on


section 18 of the students in a course within the Polytechnic should have

the right to exert influence over education.

Education provider should ensure that the student takes a

active part in the work to further develop the training.

19 § A student indefinitely separated from a

training organized by the State, a municipality or a

County Councils if he or she

1. suffering from mental disorder,

2. abusing alcohol or drugs, or

3. has been guilty of serious crime.

As an additional condition for separation in

so, as a result of any such relationship referred to in the first

subparagraph, is expected to be a significant risk that the student may

come to harm another person, or valuable property

during the training.

The Government may announce further provisions concerning


Other provisions

20 § separation of the School Board shall hear questions about


The Board's decision in separation issues may be appealed to the General

Administrative Court of the student and

education provider. Leave to appeal is required at

appeal to the administrative court. A decision on separation shall,

If those who have been separated so requests, be reviewed after two years.

section 21 for the consideration of the appeal of certain decisions other than those

referred to i20 § responds appeal for high school.

The Board's decision on an appeal there should not

subject to appeal.

Transitional provisions


1. This law shall enter into force on april 15, 2009 and apply to

education that begins after 1 July 2009.

2. by law repeals Act (2001:239) if qualified

vocational education and training. The repealed Act applies, however, still

of education for which it before 15 april 2009

granted State aid for qualified vocational training.

3. The Government or the authority that the Government may

grant providers before 15 april 2009

granted State aid for advanced vocational education

continued support until 2013. The repealed

the law also applies to training for the decision on State

support has been extended under this paragraph.


This law shall enter into force on July 1, 2011. Older provisions

still apply for training have commenced before

the entry into force.