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They believe in teachers and in education for all: why Finland's kids often top league tables

They believe in teachers and in education for all: why Finland's kids often top league tables | Finnish education in spotlight | Scoop.it
When looking at large-scale international studies and comparisons of education systems worldwide, everyone’s always talking about Finland. Finland seems to set the benchmark for education worldwide. Foreign…
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Eight Years of College Lets Finns Hide From Labor Market

Eight Years of College Lets Finns Hide From Labor Market | Finnish education in spotlight | Scoop.it
Tuomo Kareoja, who’s starting his eighth year of studies at Helsinki University, is pondering adding a fourth degree to his current majors in history, social psychology and statistics.
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Finland trip was year-long dream for Perez - Sunbury Daily Item

Finland trip was year-long dream for Perez - Sunbury Daily Item | Finnish education in spotlight | Scoop.it
Finland trip was year-long dream for Perez
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DANVILLE — Remy Perez always wanted to see Finland, and got the chance to live that wish for an entire year.
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A Visit to One of Finland's Famously Successful Schools | The Tyee

A Visit to One of Finland's Famously Successful Schools | The Tyee | Finnish education in spotlight | Scoop.it
Monday morning in a Helsinki Grade 6 classroom.
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Need to evaluate Finnish education in its context

Need to evaluate Finnish education in its context | Finnish education in spotlight | Scoop.it
We are familiar with the criticisms of Singapore’s educational system that it is too stressful and too competitive, and that an emphasis on rote learning and regurgitation for national examinations is unhealthy.
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Why Finland, Korea, and Czech Republic Get the Most Bang for Their ... - The Epoch Times

Why Finland, Korea, and Czech Republic Get the Most Bang for Their ... - The Epoch Times | Finnish education in spotlight | Scoop.it
Why Finland, Korea, and Czech Republic Get the Most Bang for Their ...
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There are around 1.3 billion children enrolled in primary and secondary schools worldwide.
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Education reform needs to adopt new technology, approaches - CBC.ca

Education reform needs to adopt new technology, approaches - CBC.ca | Finnish education in spotlight | Scoop.it
Education reform needs to adopt new technology, approaches CBC.ca David Alston, the chief innovation officer at Introhive in Saint John, was one of a group of New Brunswickers who visited countries, such as Finland and Estonia, in 2013 to study...
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Why Finland's schools are top-notch

Why Finland's schools are top-notch | Finnish education in spotlight | Scoop.it
Pasi Sahlberg says America can learn from Finland, which has one of the leading education systems in the world.
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The lost key to academic success may be found on the playground - Deseret News

The lost key to academic success may be found on the playground - Deseret News | Finnish education in spotlight | Scoop.it
Deseret News The lost key to academic success may be found on the playground Deseret News He knew the American teacher was fresh off the boat, new to the Finnish education system, and was convinced he did not understand what the boy's body and mind...
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Why my children were lucky to get accepted to a Finnish school in Qatar

Why my children were lucky to get accepted to a Finnish school in Qatar | Finnish education in spotlight | Scoop.it
Sonia Verma discovered an educational oasis in the desert with important lessons for Canada (A enlightening look at the Finnish educational system:
http://t.co/G32HA8Vt4t)...
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Teacher: Finnish schools let down two-thirds of kids

Teacher: Finnish schools let down two-thirds of kids | Finnish education in spotlight | Scoop.it
A provocative new book by teacher Maarit Korhonen calls for urgent action in Finland’s classrooms to stop children being marginalised by what she sees as outdated and uninspiring teaching.
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Yet another study: Finland has world's most cost-efficient education system - YLE News

Yet another study: Finland has world's most cost-efficient education system - YLE News | Finnish education in spotlight | Scoop.it
Yet another study: Finland has world's most cost-efficient education system
YLE News
A new study has ranked Finnish schools the number one most efficient education system among 30 OECD countries in terms of their return on expenses.
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How Finland Keeps Kids Focused Through Free Play

How Finland Keeps Kids Focused Through Free Play | Finnish education in spotlight | Scoop.it
An American teacher in Helsinki questions the national practice of giving 15 minute breaks each hour—until he sees the difference it makes in his classroom.
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Real lessons from Finland: Hard choices, rigorously implemented | The Thomas B. Fordham Institute

Real lessons from Finland: Hard choices, rigorously implemented | The Thomas B. Fordham Institute | Finnish education in spotlight | Scoop.it
To understand what is going on in Finland, its perhaps important to start not with a snapshot of their test scores and existing education structures but with a historical perspective. (@saharakaminsk @rweingarten Some would, some wouldn't.
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Finland at the top of the education efficiency index

Finland at the top of the education efficiency index | Finnish education in spotlight | Scoop.it
According to a new international study of educational efficiency across OECD countries, the Finnish education system ranks first.  The study, commissioned by Gems Education Solutions compares how developed countries allocate spending on education...
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How the job of a teacher compares around the world

How the job of a teacher compares around the world | Finnish education in spotlight | Scoop.it
Chinese teachers are treated with the greatest respect, while Finland’s education system offers the best value for money (Finnish system, where education public good, beats market-based UK one, though teachers paid less & have more pupils:
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Which education system is getting it spot on?

Which education system is getting it spot on? | Finnish education in spotlight | Scoop.it
Answer: div Education is seen as important throughout the world, to varying degrees, but not every country approaches educating their young in ...
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The Finnish National Board of Education - Education system

The Finnish National Board of Education - Education system | Finnish education in spotlight | Scoop.it
Here's the official version of it :: The Finnish National Board of Education - Education system
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Lord Adonis: there's no easy recipe for an efficient education system - Telegraph.co.uk

Lord Adonis: there's no easy recipe for an efficient education system - Telegraph.co.uk | Finnish education in spotlight | Scoop.it
Telegraph.co.uk Lord Adonis: there's no easy recipe for an efficient education system Telegraph.co.uk To illustrate: Finland is widely regarded as a model for a self-regulating 'comprehensive' education system, with teachers in charge and little...
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Adopting a Finnish perspective on education

Adopting a Finnish perspective on education | Finnish education in spotlight | Scoop.it
The clock reads 10:30 on a Saturday morning and I am already too late to find an open table at the Helsinki University library. Every one is full of students, headphones wedged firmly in their ears as they flip through academic tomes on politics, biology and everything in between.
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Finland's education ambassador spreads the word

Finland's education ambassador spreads the word | Finnish education in spotlight | Scoop.it
Finland's former chief inspector is no longer needed – except as a global spokesman for Finnish success, as Peter Wilby discovers
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What America Could Learn From Finland's Educational Success - Mic

What America Could Learn From Finland's Educational Success - Mic | Finnish education in spotlight | Scoop.it
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What America Could Learn From Finland's Educational Success
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That's what school is like in Finland, which has one of the highest ranked education systems in the world.
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Are we really that good? The Finnish education system from a teacher's point of view.

Mr. Petteri Granat Teacher at Vaskivuori High School in Vantaa, Finland Monday, 10/6/2014 Illinois State University Williams Hall 111.
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THL survey: Schools should do more to support immigrant children

THL survey: Schools should do more to support immigrant children | Finnish education in spotlight | Scoop.it
A new survey of children and young people in Finland has found that first generation immigrants are more likely to experience problems in school than children born in Finland.
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