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Learn from Finnish Education 2.0 Online

Always wanted to learn about Finnish education, but it’s too expensive and time-consuming to fly all the way to Finland?

ALO Finland Digital teacher training courses introduce Finnish education and allow teachers to visit primary schools in Finland via photos, videos and text. Read and learn from research based pedagogy, the latest changes in the curriculum and explore with innovative experiments in Finnish schools. The courses offer 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.




ALO Finland is currently offering two courses for individual teachers:

Phenomenal Learning and 21st Century Competences

Play, Creativity, Fun and Active Learning

Licences to learn can be purchased for 35€/a course. Links to the courses can be found after introductions to the courses (keep scrolling).



Course on Phenomenal learning and 21st Century Competences

ALO Finland is offering digital teacher training on phenomenal learning, the latest changes in the curriculum and teaching towards competences.

Finnish education has hit the news many times with its innovations in education. The new national curriculum (2016) introduces phenomenal, multi-disciplinary learning and seven broad-based competences such as ICT, multi-literacy, entrepreneurship. Education in Finland is not just about academic results, but 21st century competences and equal opportunities for all.


Course content:

1. Authentic learning in online environment

2. Innovative Pedagogy

3. Curriculum, Competence and Multi-Disciplinary Learning

4.Broad-Based Competences



Phenomenal learning and 21st century competencies



Course on Finnish Education 2.0 – Play, Creativity, Fun and Active Learning


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.


Course content:

1. Authentic learning in online environment

2. Excellence & Equity in Education

2.1 Curriculum, Competence & Sustainable Future

3. Childhood, Play and Learning

4. STEAM – Curriculum & Creativity

5. Outdoor Activities and Recess

6. Teacher Autonomy

7. Innovative Teaching and Learning

8. Fun and Active Learning

9. Who says Learning Can’t be Fun?

10. School as Encouraging Learning Environment
10.1 Learning happens Anywhere, Anytime and with Anyone




Play, Creativity, Fun & Active Learning


Hope to see you on ALO Finland course soon and Happy 2018!

Pirjo 🙂

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