What is the Secret Sauce behind Finnish students high scores in international tests such as PISA, TIMMS AND PIRLS?
Formal schooling in Finland does not begin until age 7. Childhood, play and playful learning are valued highly in Finnish education. There are no standardized testing or school inspectors continuously checking on the quality of teaching or the learning results, and yet the learning results are good.
ALO Finland Digital teacher training course introduces Finnish education and offers to visit Finnish primary and preschools via photos, videos and text. Read and learn from Finnish education, the latest changes in the curriculum and explore with the pedagogical experiments in Finnish schools. The main topics are:
1. Authentic learning in online environment
2. Innovative Pedagogy
4. Excellence & Equity in Education
5. Childhood, Play & Learning
6. Curriculum & Creativity
The course offers tests to recap your knowledge. The main point is to understand what, why and how education is provided in Finland and how Finnish teachers enhance learning with holistic approach. Please note, there is more to learning than just the tests and plenty of interaction and collaboration between learners is expected in the ALO Finland course.
Once all the tasks are completed successfully, a certificate can be received.
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