Teachers in Sweden will be trained how to respond to school shootings by learning more about guns and violence at the workplace, said the country’s educational authorities, a move that comes amid deadly fatal attacks that happened in the US and Europe.
“When [the shooting] actually happens, everything turns to chaos and people don’t think normally. But they have to react quickly,” Annika Hjelm, director of the Swedish National Education Agency (Skolverket), told Sveriges Radio, as cited by the Local.
The ministry, which has been working on this issue with national police and the Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions, is planning to introduce the educational manual next week.
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