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Prao pupils met researchers and interviewed ABE's heads of school

Published May 29, 2023

Between May and June, four pupils from Kista compulsory school are doing their work experience programme, better known in Sweden as prao, at KTH. At ABE they attended a prize ceremony and interviewed heads of school.

Some answers

Björn Berggren

Jobs before KTH

BB: Ran businesses in diving maps, streetware and personal equipment for helicopters

KEB: As a jurist at the Swedish Social Insurance Agency and Stockholm district court

Something fun that has happened at KTH

BB: Visits by Barack Obama and Stephen Hawking

Favorite philosopher

KEB: John Rawls, who has written extensively about justice

On Monday the pupils got a taste of the ABE school. First they attended the prize ceremony for the competition , where the best upper secondary school diploma projects in sustainablility were awarded. The winners and the prao pupils attended a series of short lectures with ABE school researchers Zahra Kalantari , Erik Stenberg , Elisabeth Ekener  and Daniel Franzén , who gave perspectives on sustainability in diverse areas. 

After the award ceremony, the pupils interviewed Björn Berggren and Karin Edvardsson Björnberg, Head of school and Deputy head of school, who answered questions about their work, how long they have been at KTH, what they like most bout their jobs, fun things that have happened at KTH, earlier jobs and what they studied at the upper secondary school.