The Highlights of Finnish education

 What is the secret behind the success ?

The highlights of Finnish education

The Finnish education system is ranked among the best in the world and it achieves top results in the international PISA tests. Yet the Finnish education system does not rely on a heavy load of homework, cramming for standardised tests or private tuition. What is the secret behind the success of Finnish education? During this course you will get insights into the Finnish education system and hands-on experience of the various pedagogical methods used in Finnish schools. You will also meet other European colleagues and have time to compare and discuss different school systems with them. Together you will find the best practices to support your students to reach their full potential.

During this course you will

  • become familiar with the world-renowned Finnish education system and teacher training.

  • explore the Finnish core curriculum and school development plans.

  • compare the educational systems of the participant countries.

  • get an overview of contemporary Finnish pedagogical approaches to learning.

  • get hands-on experience in using student-centered learning methods in the classroom.

  • discuss and exchange ideas with other course participants in a multicultural environment.

  • network with teachers and staff members working in the field of education in Europe.

Equality, trust and freedom are
important values in Finnish education.

Finnish education is known for excellent learning results and committed teachers. Come and meet Finnish teachers and discover the best practices in Finnish schools. 

Merja Kaskela

teacher and course trainer