Keeping health care expenditure down in times with a growing aging population and an increase in chronic diseases is a universal challenge, but Denmark has managed to do that.
The Danish government has initiated the modernization of its healthcare sector, beginning with a new hospital structure.
This article offers an analysis of the education policy taking into account the importance of national context.
Students: How to raise outcomes for all in terms of 1) EQUITY and quality and 2) preparing students for the future.
Institutions: How to raise quality through 3)school improvement and 4)evaluation and assessment.
System: How the system is organized to deliver education policy in terms of 5)governance and 6)funding.
New employment policy for Denmark
Municipal job centres will undergo a thorough review and might need a total overhaul. Previous employment measures do not work, the government says.
Climate change is a major challenge that needs to be addressed both on the global and the national level. The UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) tells us that the world greenhouse gas emissions need to peak as soon as possible and no later than 2020 in order that the temperature does not rise more than two degrees above pre-industrial levels.
Denmark must exploit its corporate positions of strength to experience green growth and channel the country toward a growth society independent of fossil fuels.