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Why I Created Chinese Fridge

Many people have asked me why I decided to create Chinese Fridge — where the idea of a Chinese game for kids came from, how I created the app and what I hope to accomplish from it. The answer to all of these questions lies in my personal educational experience throughout my childhood and my desire to improve access to education for future generations.

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Chinese Language Elevated in Sweden Education System

Sweden recently made the decision to significantly upgrade Chinese to a higher status in it’s schools, planning to put it on par with French, German, and Spanish as a foreign language taught in classrooms, according to the Epoch Times.

Neighboring Scandinavian countries Norway and Denmark also offer Chinese in some schools, but haven’t elevated its status in the same way Sweden has.

The aim of the new policy is to make Sweden more internationally competitive by teaching the next generation of Swedes Mandarin Chinese, Swedish Minister for Education Jan Björklund said at a Dec. 3 press conference.

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