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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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Finland is throwing away everything that made its schools the best in the world

Finland is throwing away everything that made its schools the best in the world | Finnish education in spotlight | Scoop.it
It easy to lampoon education reforms in Finland that aim to scrap the teaching of traditional subjects in favour of broader topics. The new initiative could
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Finland's important, misunderstood campaign to rethink how students learn

No, Finland isn't totally getting rid of subjects in school — at least not yet.
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Finland Scraps Subjects In Schools And Replaces With 'Topics' In Drastic ... - Huffington Post UK

Finland Scraps Subjects In Schools And Replaces With 'Topics' In Drastic ... - Huffington Post UK | Finnish education in spotlight | Scoop.it
Finland is set to embark on a radical overhaul of its education system, scrapping "teaching by subject" and replacing it with "teaching by topic" under a set new measures revealed by Helsinki's head of youth and adult education Li...
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Goodbye, math and history: Finland wants to abandon teaching subjects at school

Goodbye, math and history: Finland wants to abandon teaching subjects at school | Finnish education in spotlight | Scoop.it
No more of an hour of history followed by an hour of chemistry.
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How Finnish schools shine

How Finnish schools shine | Finnish education in spotlight | Scoop.it
Teachers are respected, exams are shunned and league tables simply don't exist – but if the Finnish system is so good why is it so hard to emulate?
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Finnish comprehensive school is in need of an overhaul - Helsinki Times

Finnish comprehensive school is in need of an overhaul - Helsinki Times | Finnish education in spotlight | Scoop.it
By far the best known and most successful Finnish innovation on an international level is our comprehensive school system.
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Finnish education system is at the top in nine nation comparison | Blog | What is Future Learning Finland?

Finnish education system is at the top in nine nation comparison | Blog | What is Future Learning Finland? | Finnish education in spotlight | Scoop.it
 
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Why are Finland's schools so good? - Forum:Blog

Why are Finland's schools so good? - Forum:Blog | Finnish education in spotlight | Scoop.it
When looking at global studies into education, why is everyone always talking about Finland, ask Arja Virta and Kristiina Heikkila
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Free education? - Helsinki Times

Free education? - Helsinki Times | Finnish education in spotlight | Scoop.it
I often hear young foreigners and Finns alike ideating over Finland's wonderful free education system. Wonderful? – maybe. I hope so. Free? – certainly not!
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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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Who runs the world? Finnish girls.

Girls around the world read better than boys do — but the gap is particularly wide in Finland.
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Schools in Finland will no longer teach by subject - Metro

Schools in Finland will no longer teach by subject - Metro | Finnish education in spotlight | Scoop.it
Finland has one of the best education systems in the world, but it's embracing a new 'teaching by phenomenon' approach.
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Schools in Finland will no longer teach 'subjects'

Schools in Finland will no longer teach 'subjects' | Finnish education in spotlight | Scoop.it
For years, Finland has been the by-word for a successful education system, perched at the top of international league tables for literacy and numeracy.
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The Finnish miracle

The Finnish miracle | Finnish education in spotlight | Scoop.it
No shoes but plenty of service: The surprising features of the world's top-performing schools.
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Teach For Finland? Why it won't happen. - Washington Post (blog)

Teach For Finland? Why it won't happen. - Washington Post (blog) | Finnish education in spotlight | Scoop.it
Debunking myths about teachers in the U.S. and in Finland.
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Pen and ink made it easier to produce curves rather than angles so the shape ... - Courier Mail

Pen and ink made it easier to produce curves rather than angles so the shape ... - Courier Mail | Finnish education in spotlight | Scoop.it
HANDWRITING is dead, long live keyboard skills! So says the Finnish education system. From 2016, handwriting will no longer be taught in Finnish schools.
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Around the World in 30 Days - January 2015 - Huffington Post

Around the World in 30 Days - January 2015 - Huffington Post | Finnish education in spotlight | Scoop.it
I talked with world leaders from India, England, Finland and Europe about their goals to improve education. Each had a distinct project and clear opinions about what was the most important facet of education to focus on....
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Students in these countries spend the most time doing homework - Quartz

And it looks like homework actually works.
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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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