By Hannele Niemi, Auli Toom, Arto Kallioniemi
Finnish students’ luck in overseas pupil evaluation checks and the features of the Finnish academic approach are the point of interest of curiosity throughout on the planet. the importance of Finnish academic coverage and societal surroundings are regularly mentioned. This e-book presents reasons, solutions and reflections to those questions. Over 30 professional authors have contributed to this publication by means of bringing their very own particular research-based issues of view.
The moment version of the ebook introduces the hot nationwide curriculum for simple schooling that now presents directions for school-based curricula. scholars’ studying with engagement and colleges as studying groups are middle visions of the reform. The authors additionally give some thought to the PISA 2012 effects. The e-book offers an instance on find out how to use PISA details for nationwide advancements. In Finland, all reviews are enhancement-led and this additionally comprises PISA measurements.
The ebook illustrates how educating and studying of other matters is discovered in Finnish faculties and describes the fundamental features and techniques of educating, studying fabrics and study on those issues.
The booklet presents vital perception and reflections to overseas researchers, lecturers, scholars, newshounds and coverage makers, who're attracted to educating and studying in Finnish colleges. It indicates the result of the systematic and protracted paintings that has been performed on schooling and education in Finland.
The major gains of schooling in Finland are:
- Strong fairness policy.
- Teachers as independent and reflective educational experts.
- Flexible academic constructions and native accountability for curriculum development.
- Evaluation for advancements, now not for ranking.
- No nationwide trying out, no inspectorate.
- Research-based instructor education.
- Teachers’ excessive competence in content material wisdom and pedagogy.
- Trust in schooling and teachers.