13 students are exposed to the virus and have been transferred to home quarantine on Tuesday where they will continue learning through remote connections.
The government’s decision is based on health authorities’ assessment; the restrictions to tackle the coronavirus spread are going to be lifted on early childhood education and care and those on primary and lower secondary education.
In our new serial on the Finnish education system, reporter Paulina Bouzas finds answers to common and intricate questions and indulges in conversations with various experts.
About 4,000 seniors of upper secondary school (abit) in a hundred trucks celebrated ‘penkkarit’ in Helsinki.
The guardian will receive an SMS message of an available preschool place, and the place can be accepted by answering it.
Finnish 15-year-olds rank among top performers in reading literacy in OECD countries, the latest PISA results reveal.
Finland takes first place in environmental quality and in access to basic drinking water.
Children of Immigrants Have Dramatically Lower Educational Skills Than Children of Natives in Finland, According to a Study
A new study examines the education level of immigrant children.
According to Sampo Terho, a quota would “contribute to the integration and peaceful working environment in schools.”
Saturday is a big day for many students when graduation parties are celebrated across the country.
In Jyväskylä, Central Finland, dogs serve as companions and aid students during their language learning process.
Half of the Foreign Students in Higher Education Are Planning to Stay in Finland After Their Studies
The percentage of happy foreign students is very high.
As much as 15 percent of the Finnish youth have not graduated from an upper secondary school before reaching the age of 25.
2,000 People Working in Early Childhood Education Protest in Front of the Parliament in Fear of Losing Their Jobs
If the government proposal would be accepted, the number of kindergarten teachers with a university background would be doubled in the future.
Prince Daniel of Sweden Visits an Elementary School in Helsinki – Gets to Know the ‘Finnish Schools on the Move’ Program
Prince Daniel of Sweden arrived to study the Finnish government’s national program, Finnish Schools on the Move, that aims to increase physical activity among the children.
Boys have been performing poorly in school in the past few years. A new study ordered by the government aims to tackle this.
At present, only graduates have had the opportunity to receive a one-year job-seeking permit.
There are many positive things about Finnish schools but to maintain and improve Finland’s high education standards, self-critical thinking may be the way forward to address the problems posed by this research.
View the highlights of “penkkarit” in the Helsinki center.
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Nowhere was the gap in performance between the genders as wide as in Finland.
There is a definite demand for education in English in Finland.
“If there was no bullying, everyone could concentrate on school and could get better grades and maybe even a better future.”
“A stuffy classroom during the heat in the end of the summer is absolutely the last place on Earth to spark motivation to study.”
58,000 adolescents graduate from the comprehensive school, while 27,070 upper secondary schoolers are leaving the premises with a diploma in hand.
Where will this lead? A U.K. style system where the user pays for all?
Strohfeldt arrived in Finland as an exchange student in January 2016. In under a
Based on almost 16,000 comments written by international students, Finland places among top four countries in Europe, when measuring the contentment of the cosmopolitan students.
Differences Between The Employment of Different Immigrant Groups Are Large in Finland, A Study Reveals
The study provides, for the first time, an overall picture of the working lives of immigrants who arrived in Finland in the 1990s and the 2000s.
“If everyone in their part made sure not to bully others there would be no bullying.”