National Public Radio’s (NPR) On Point takes a closer look at school systems in South Korea and Finland. Professor Okhwa Lee, Professor of Computer Education, Chungbuk National University, South Korea and Pasi Sahlberg, Director General of CIMO, Finland, discuss what their high-performing school systems do that would help the U.S. and is there anything they could learn from one another. NCEE’s director Marc Tucker…read more
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Finnish Lessons will be available in Greek soon. Official book launch with talks and lectures will take place in Athens, Greece, on 27th and 28th February. Greek colleagues were the first to translate this book for their educators. It is a particular pleasure to see this Greek edition ready soon. Special thanks to Kostas and others for hard work to get this done.read more
I was honored to receive the 2012 Education Award issued by the Trade Union of Education in Finland on Saturday 26th January, This annual award is a recognition to Finns who have contributed to improving education and enhancing teaching and learning in Finland. In my acceptance speech I said that “if this kind of recognition comes from somebody, I am particularly happy…read more
Dutch edition of Finnish Lessons was officially launched in the Hague on January 16. Book launch was hosted by Finnish Ambassador Klaus Korhonen in his residence. Invitees included representatives from the Dutch Ministry of Education, several members of the Dutch Parliament and high-rank education experts. Dutch edition of Finnish Lessons includes an epilogue by Jan Heijmans. Publisher is read more
Ammattikasvatuksen aikakauskirja 4/2012 tarkastelee koulutusvientiä. Lue ”Kuka ostaisi suomalaista koulutusosaamista” tästä.
“Suomalaisten 15-vuotiaiden menestys OECD:n PISA-tutkimuksissa on odottamattomalla tavalla lisännyt mielenkiintoa suomalaista koulutusta kohtaan maailmalla. Pelkästään opetus- ja…read more
”Finnish Lessons: What can the world learn from educational change in Finland” won the prestigious 2013 Grawemeyer Award in education issued annually by the University of Louisville. The Grawemeyer Awards are five annual prizes given in the fields of music, political science, psychology, education and religion. They were founded by H. Charles Grawemeyer to help make the world a better place. Read more read more