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How children make sense of the world

How children make sense of the world | Finnish education in spotlight | Scoop.it
A Finnish lesson in harnessing the joy of tiny tots for lifelong learning
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Finland's new, weird school 'courses' say a lot about how we teach our kids.

Finland's new, weird school 'courses' say a lot about how we teach our kids. | Finnish education in spotlight | Scoop.it
Finland hopes a simple change to how students learn math, science, and other topics could help kids prepare for the real world.
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Inside Finland’s Miracle

Inside Finland’s Miracle | Finnish education in spotlight | Scoop.it
This week I had the privilege of travelling to Finland to find out what makes their world-beating education system tick- and what the UK could learn from their achievements. As Finland slides into view, Paavo Piik, an Estonian theatre director I’m working with, smiles and gestures towards the coastline. “There it is,” he says, "the…
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Finland among best for next generation education

Finland among best for next generation education | Finnish education in spotlight | Scoop.it
In the first Worldwide Educating for the Future Index, Finland comes out on top in every category.
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Use of Breitbart texts in Finnish matriculation exams ignites controversy

Use of Breitbart texts in Finnish matriculation exams ignites controversy | Finnish education in spotlight | Scoop.it
News that English-language sections of nationwide matriculation exams have relied on texts from the far-right US website Breitbart has ruffled feathers in Finland. The English teachers' association says the excerpts in question were on neutral subjects and therefore apolitical.
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In Finland, rethinking education - Sitra

What should we teach? Whom should we teach? When should we teach it? In an ever-changing society, the answer is simple, yet challenging to execute: we need to teach the real world, to everyone, all of the time.
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The big lesson from the world's best school system? Trust your teachers | John Hart

The big lesson from the world's best school system? Trust your teachers | John Hart | Finnish education in spotlight | Scoop.it
Finnish education policies are praised highly, but the real success is the level of responsibility and autonomy given to teachers to do their jobs
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Estonia Is Becoming the New Finland

Estonia Is Becoming the New Finland | Finnish education in spotlight | Scoop.it
With a focus on equity, the northern European country has quietly joined the ranks of the global education elite.
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Could subjects soon be a thing of the past in Finland? - BBC News

Could subjects soon be a thing of the past in Finland? - BBC News | Finnish education in spotlight | Scoop.it
Finland is an education success story, so is it right to move away from old-style lessons?
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From Finland, Teach Children SISU

From Finland, Teach Children SISU | Finnish education in spotlight | Scoop.it
In recent years. Finnish education has hit headlines as the best education system in the world, persuading us of an alternative way to raise happy
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7 reasons Finland's education system puts the US model to shame

7 reasons Finland's education system puts the US model to shame | Finnish education in spotlight | Scoop.it
Before Finnish kids learn their times tables, they learn simply how to be kids - how to play with one another, how to mend emotional wounds.
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This is why Finland has the best schools

This is why Finland has the best schools | Finnish education in spotlight | Scoop.it
The Harvard education professor Howard Gardner once advised Americans, "Learn from Finland, which has the most effective schools and which does just abou
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The simple strength of Finnish education - thisisFINLAND

The simple strength of Finnish education - thisisFINLAND | Finnish education in spotlight | Scoop.it
Several years in Finland allow an American schoolteacher and blogger to observe what makes the Finnish education system so good – the answer is simpler than you think.
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Finland thinks it has designed the perfect school. This is what it looks like

Finland thinks it has designed the perfect school. This is what it looks like | Finnish education in spotlight | Scoop.it
Finland is removing barriers between subjects, as well as classrooms.
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'Too much control': Pasi Sahlberg on what Finland can teach Australian schools

'Too much control': Pasi Sahlberg on what Finland can teach Australian schools | Finnish education in spotlight | Scoop.it
Finland has highly autonomous teachers, an emphasis on play and almost entirely rejects standardised testing
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Finland thinks it has designed the perfect school. This is what it looks like

Finland thinks it has designed the perfect school. This is what it looks like | Finnish education in spotlight | Scoop.it
Finland is removing barriers between subjects, as well as classrooms.
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Finland’s innovative SLUSH event has a brother called “Dare to Learn!”

Finland’s innovative SLUSH event has a brother called “Dare to Learn!” | Finnish education in spotlight | Scoop.it
Readers will recall that a group of young Finnish students and entrepreneurs have launched a global event called SLUSH a few years ago. SLUSH has grown from a 300 person assembly to a world-renowne…
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Finland figured out the secrets to designing perfect schools — and the US can never replicate them

Finnish schools are increasingly adopting the mindset that flexible, open learning spaces are better than walled-off classrooms.
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This is How We Do It: Supportive Measures in the Finnish Comprehensive School

The main principles of supportive measures at comprehensive school The support for learning and schooling is three-tiered according to the law – general support,
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Finland's 'education miracle' and the lessons we can learn

Finland's 'education miracle' and the lessons we can learn | Finnish education in spotlight | Scoop.it
Finland still ranks among the top countries for education.
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Teach Like Finland

Teach Like Finland | Finnish education in spotlight | Scoop.it
Teach Like Finland Author: Timothy D. Walker ​ Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company Ltd If you feel like you need to read a book that quietly and gently offers you ways to make education a mor
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Why Finland is changing its top-ranking education system - BBC News

Why Finland is changing its top-ranking education system - BBC News | Finnish education in spotlight | Scoop.it
Finland is rethinking how it teaches in the digital age - and is seeking to place skills, as much as subjects, at the heart of what it does.
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Why Finland's education system puts others to shame

Why Finland's education system puts others to shame | Finnish education in spotlight | Scoop.it
Some of the biggest ways Finland is winning in global education.
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Finland is really good at stopping bullying. Here's how they're doing it.

Finland is really good at stopping bullying. Here's how they're doing it. | Finnish education in spotlight | Scoop.it
Bullying is awful, but a Finnish program is teaching bystanders to empathize and intervene.
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Finnish-ing touches on education

Finnish-ing touches on education | Finnish education in spotlight | Scoop.it
In the latest round of the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) exam, given to more than 500,000 15-year-olds in 72 nations, students in the U.S. once again scored in the middle of the pack—and below average in math—raising concerns and sending educators looking for answers.
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