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Finland schools - GeekDad (blog)

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Finland schools GeekDad (blog) In contrast, Finland tops the global charts in measures of how good their schools: they value teachers (though they don't pay them more); they value play and don't send their kids to school until they are six; they...
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An American interviews Jouni Kangasniemi about Finnish education.

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The Global Search for Education: What did you learn at Oppi? - Huffington Post

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The Global Search for Education: What did you learn at Oppi?
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Akava: Students should have option of part-time status - YLE News

Akava: Students should have option of part-time status - YLE News | Finnish education in spotlight | Scoop.it
Akava: Students should have option of part-time status YLE News The Finnish Confederation of Unions for Professional and Managerial Staff (Akava) has suggested that a new official status should be created to better facilitate work and learning for...
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Government to slash support for study towards same-level degrees - YLE News

Government to slash support for study towards same-level degrees - YLE News | Finnish education in spotlight | Scoop.it
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Government to slash support for study towards same-level degrees
YLE News
It will raise the threshold for young people who discover that they are studying in the wrong field, discouraging them from changing the course of their studies.
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A cultural exchange - Helsinki Times

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A cultural exchange
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Experiencing Finland's world famous education system has also been a real privilege.
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A British Erasmus exchangee in Finland.

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The Global Search for Education: Fun and Learning - Huffington Post

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The Global Search for Education: Fun and Learning
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For any country to remain competitive in global education, it is important that its thought leaders continue to evaluate their system's approach to learning.
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’Twas the night before PISA in Finland - thisisFINLAND

’Twas the night before PISA in Finland - thisisFINLAND | Finnish education in spotlight | Scoop.it
Finnish kids don’t like homework any more than anyone else. But their education has something most countries’ schools lack.
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Documentary on Finland's Education System | Things Are Good

Documentary on Finland's Education System | Things Are Good | Finnish education in spotlight | Scoop.it
Finland has one of the best education systems in the world and repeatedly ranks amongst the top 3. Why? Basically Finland's education system is diametrically opposite to how education in North America.
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Finland news, all the latest and breaking Finnish news - FINNBAY

Finland news, all the latest and breaking Finland news from finnbay.com.
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Paradiso: What Italians Think of Finnish Education

Paradiso: What Italians Think of Finnish Education | Finnish education in spotlight | Scoop.it
Italy. The boot-shaped country famous for its food, fashion and art. But what about its schools? I never heard a word about Italian education until I started writing about my teaching experiences in...
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Interesting comparisons but, as a Finnish high school teacher, I must say that, on the whole, our students DON'T HAVE "freedom to come and go as they please"!

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Teacher Education in Finland: What are Finnish Teachers Made Of ...

Teacher Education in Finland: What are Finnish Teachers Made Of ... | Finnish education in spotlight | Scoop.it
Credit for this success belongs mostly to our good teachers and teacher training system. We also credit the Finnish educational system for supporting the idea that K-12 students have the right to learn, regardless of location, ...
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Why is the Finnish school system so good? - Left Foot Forward

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Why is the Finnish school system so good?
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It is the latter I want to focus on, however, as Finland consistently comes out near the top of international of education systems.
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What Finland can teach America about education

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Fareed speaks with journalist Amanda Ripley, author of 'The Smartest Kids in the World and How They Got That Way,' about what other countries can teach the U.S. about education. Watch the video for the full interview.
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Finnish Lessons

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The Finnish university student is not too different from a Singaporean one. My five months at the Aalto University School of Business – perhaps given the universality of the business education and ...
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Comparing Finland and Singapore.

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Finns are over-educated underperformers, renowned economist views

Finns are over-educated underperformers, renowned economist views | Finnish education in spotlight | Scoop.it
The dispersion of private capital in Finland makes it difficult to promote economic growth through investments.
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School Closures in Rural Finnish Communities Weaken ... - Blogs

School Closures in Rural Finnish Communities Weaken ... - Blogs | Finnish education in spotlight | Scoop.it
Finland is one of the most rural countries in Europe, with just 17.6 residents per square kilometer, and rural schools have played an important role in Finnish educaiton, according to researchers. Finland's education system ...
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What These American Educators Learned in Finland

What These American Educators Learned in Finland | Finnish education in spotlight | Scoop.it
Dr. Hunter O'Hara and Dr. Merrie Tinkersley visited Finland, and this is what they learned: “American Educators Find Surprises in Helsinki and at Home in the United States” On the basis of Program ...
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The Finnish Education System and PISA

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A Ministry of Education publication - some 50-60 pages.

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How Do You Say SAT in Finnish?

How Do You Say SAT in Finnish? | Finnish education in spotlight | Scoop.it
We’ve heard a lot over the past week about how the new SAT compares to the old SA (The new SAT will almost certainly add coherence, rigor & clarity to an education system that lacks all three.
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PISA: Finnish kids best problem-solvers in Europe

PISA: Finnish kids best problem-solvers in Europe | Finnish education in spotlight | Scoop.it
Finnish pupils have scored highly in the latest segment of PISA results, which focused on problem-solving. This section of the 2012 survey was an optional addition completed by pupils from 44 of the 65 countries in the PISA rankings.
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Finland's education success - YouTube

Finland's education success AFT President Randi Weingarten visits schools in Finland to learn how they have ascended to the top in student achievement. When ...
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John Rudkin's curator insight, March 30, 2:35 PM

Enlightening look at Finland's success

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Finnish Education Chief: 'We Created a School System Based on Equality'

Finnish Education Chief: 'We Created a School System Based on Equality' | Finnish education in spotlight | Scoop.it
An interview with the country's minister of education, Krista Kiuru
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The brainy questions on Finland’s only high-stakes standardized test

The brainy questions on Finland’s only high-stakes standardized test | Finnish education in spotlight | Scoop.it
Now here's a really serious college readiness exam.
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Empowered Education Systems – Finland and South Korea | Aporia ...

Empowered Education Systems – Finland and South Korea | Aporia ... | Finnish education in spotlight | Scoop.it
What can other countries learn from the top two education systems in the world? Finland and South Korea are two very distinct countries - in terms of demography, culture and economics but they share the same limelight ...
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Give Students Time to Play - Education Week News

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Give Students Time to Play
Education Week News
On a recent sabbatical, I spent six weeks in Finland studying how that country practices education.
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