Study Tours – connecting people

Study Tour offers a clear picture of Finnish school system, curriculum and teaching methods in real action. I’ve found three terms to describe this experience; professional, organized and honest. Professionality appears in the way these tours are held. All the trainers and hosts are clearly highly educated and well prepared.

Read more ›

Malta calling!

Learning Scoop experts Johanna Järvinen-Taubert and Kaisa Tuomarla are heading to Malta to held workshops for Maltese educators there. Regarding to that they were asked to provide some background information for Maltese media. Here are some of their answers: 1. What is the secret of the success in Finnish education?

Read more ›


”Finland is a Hobbyland. Everyone has a hobby”, said one of our foreign friends recently. Yes, hobbies are valued by the Ministry of Education, by employers, homes and friends. Also, adults have hobbies. Having hobbies is normal. The Ministry of Education set last year a workgroup to investigate the hobbies

Read more ›

Innovation Institute: Focusing on the Finnish Line – Bridging the Gap Between Theory and Practice

The 5th annual Pine Crest School Innovation Institute Conference will be taking place in April 15th – 16th 2018 in Florida, USA. Learning Scoop Experts Elina Harju and Johanna Järvinen-Taubert as Keynote Speakers will be sharing our knowledge regarding The Finnish school system and teaching practices. Participants will learn from

Read more ›

1st Encuentro pedagógico – innovar en educacion es posible – Finlandia sabe como saberlo! Video available now

What happened during Roadshow in Bolivia? A wonderful after movie has been released. We are so pleased with the terrific feedback we have received and the way participants will continue promoting learning. Many thanks once again to project team, our International Representatives and all volunteers for making this possible! The

Read more ›