Posts Tagged ‘learning’

EduCare – Holistic Approach to Education in Finland

One of the greatest innovations in Finnish education is free and nutritious school lunches. In fact, in 1948, Finland became the first country to require all primary schools to serve pupils a free daily hot meal. If kids don’t eat properly, they can not concentrate well on their school work. Furthermore, school lunches provide many great…

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Finnish Education 2.0 online – What, why and how?

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  A brief introduction to what Finnish education 2.0 is and how and why educators can learn more about it online. Hope you find the presentation inspiring!   ALO Finland – Finnish Education 2.0 from ALO Finland   You can find more information about the courses and also join them here: ALO Finland online courses…

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Finnish Education – Hundred Years of Happiness?

 Finland celebrated 100 years of Independence on 6.12.2017.   All the beautiful buildings were lit up blue in Helsinki, 100 flags were lifted up in front of the President’s Castle and Fireworks went off with Finlandia Symphony by a famous Finnish composer, Jean Sibelius.   Has Finnish education always been a success? Has it been…

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Early Learning & Preschool Education – Child-centered & Playful Learning in Finland

Formal schooling in Finland does not begin until age 7 when children are ready and eager to learn. Childhood, play and playful learning are valued in Finnish education. There are no standardized testing or school inspectors continuously checking on the quality of teaching or the learning results. External inspection of teachers’ work and testing of students’ achievement…

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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…

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