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education professor

Ake Werner Edfeldt was Swedish education professor. Recipient Honorary Silver plaque Stockholm Community Board, 1990, The Bass Player Mark of Distinction, The Swedish Jazz Federation, 2000.


Edfeldt, Ake Werner was born on February 24, 1926 in Stockholm. Son of Johan Verner and Emy Elisabet (Fagerlund) Edfeldt.


Master of Arts, Stockholm University, 1953. Doctor of Philosophy, Stockholm University, 1954. Doctor of Education, Stockholm University, 1960.


Assistant professor Stockholm University, 1960-1965, associate professor, 1965-1968, professor education, 1970-1984, 84-90, professor emeritus, since 1991. Managing director Informationskonsult Inc., 1965-1985, chairman, 1986-2004. Professor education Turku Academy, Finland, 1968-1970.

Inspector Remote Method Invocation School Advertising and Marketing, Sweden, 1989-1997. Founder Swedish movement Education for Highly Gifted Children, 2002. Advisor National Laws Against Family Violence Towards Children, Sweden, 1979, Germany, 2002, New Zealand, 2006.


Chairman Swedish National Group Jazz History, 1998—2006. Member State Board Film Censors, Stockholm, 1967—1976. Board member Center for Distancebridging Media, Lulea Technology University, 2000.

Expert to several state committees on communications and violence towards children. Member International Association Reading and Learning Disabilities, Rotary (president 1983-1984).


  • Other Interests

    Hunting, vintage car motoring, vintage jazz records collecting.


Married Maj Bildt, August 25, 1957 (divorced 1965). Children: Eric Johan Werner, Fredrik, Cattie, Ylva, Mikaela. Married Kerstin Anna Brita Joëlson, January 3, 1979.

Johan Verner Edfeldt

Emy Elisabet (Fagerlund) Edfeldt

Maj Bildt

Kerstin Anna Brita Joëlson

Eric Johan Werner Edfeldt

Fredrik Edfeldt

Cattie Edfeldt

Ylva Edfeldt

Mikaela Edfeldt