Posts Tagged ‘preschool’

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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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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