Minister for Culture
Marianne Jelved

Minister for Culture Marianne Jelved. Foto: Steen Brogaard

Education and jobs

Master of Arts (Education) in Danish, Royal Danish School of Educational Studies, 1979.

Teacher’s Certificate Exam, Hellerup Teacher Training College, 1967.

Upper Secondary Certificate, Statens Studenterkursus (adult upper secondary level course), Frederiksberg, 1964.

Maglegård School, Charlottenlund, 1950-1960.

Temporarily engaged teacher at the Royal Danish School of Educational Studies, 1979-1987.

Teacher at Jyllinge School, Gundsø, 1975-1989.

Teacher at Ny Østensgård School, Valby, 1967-1975.

Parliamentary career

Member of Parliament since 1987.

Minister for Economic Affairs and Minister for Nordic Cooperation, 27 September 1994-27 November 2001.

Minister for Economic Affairs, 25 January 1993-27 September 1994.

Member of the Presidium of the Danish Parliament from 30 September 2011.

Member of the Nordic Council, 2001-2003 and 1988-1993.

Chair of the Parliamentary Party of the Social Liberal Party from 2011, 2001-2007 and 1988-1993.

Positions

Member of the Management Committee of the Association of Teachers of Danish (primary and lower secondary school section) 1975-1987, Chair 1981-1987. Chair of the teachers’ council, Jyllinge School, 1976-1979.

Chair of the joint teachers’ council, Gundsø Municipality, 1978-1980.

Member of the local council, Gundsø Municipality, 1982-1989, Deputy Mayor 1982-1985.

Member of the Management Committee of the Social Liberal Party in the Roskilde Constituency 1982-1990.

Member of the Central Board of the Social Liberal Party from 1982, member of the Municipal Affairs Committee 1982-1991, and Chair of the Committee 1986-1987 as well as member of the Executive Committee from 1985.

Member of the contact council of the National Association of Local Authorities 1984-1989.

Publications

Author of “Alt har sin pris” (Everything has its Price), 1999, as well as teaching material such as “Danskbogen 3” (The Danish Book 3), 1988, and “Hvad er meningen? – Folketinget i arbejde i verden” (What is the Purpose? – the Folketing at Work in the World), 2005.

Editor of “Meddelelser fra Dansklærerforeningen” (Reports from the Association of Teachers of Danish), 1975-1982 and of “Det er dansk: læseplan og hverdag” (This is Danish: Curriculum and Daily Routine), 1984.

Marianne Bruus Jelved, born 5 September 1943, Charlottenlund, Denmark. Foto: Steen Brogaard.