A very warm welcome to our English-speaking readers! Tunabladet is the award winning webzine of our school, Tunaskolan, in Luleå - very northern Sweden. Unfortunately, budget cuts have made it impossible for us to continue the work with the student editorial staff.
We are glad to have you visiting us and please notice there is always lots of material available for you in English! We use web links extensively in our articles so using the the web browser Back
button is often a good idea, to avoid getting lost. And, of course, you can always find your way back to this intro through the link almost on top in the left column of the webzine.Information about Sweden
You can get tons of information about Sweden through the official Sweden.se!
For a presentation of the Swedish school system, please click here
Pretty much everything worth knowing about Luleå is, of course, also available on the web right here.Presentation of Tunaskolan
We have a Slide Share presentation on-line that also includes quite a few nice photos from our area. You'll find the presentation here.
Our webzine has received acclaim both in Sweden and abroad. In 2004, Tunabladet received the regional Spira-award
(a Swedish link) for pedagogical excellence and was also nominated a Top100 eLearning site
by eLearning Awards
. To put the eLearning Awards Top 100 nomination in perspective: the total number of entries received was larger than 1000!
Further, many Swedish (and one Finnish) newspapers have written very positive comments about our work. The comments - in Swedish language - can be found here.
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Roughly 300 students
Tunaskolan is a comprehensive school for students from nine to 16 years and, all in all, we have some 300 students. Tunabladet has an editorial staff where we normally have two students from each of the last three grades. Naturally, all the students at our school both publish articles and read them! Beautiful surroundings
Our school is located fairly close to the city center in Luleå - a 30-minute walk and you're in downtown Luleå. Close by the school flows the beautiful Luleå river. To the top!