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An ordinary day at Finnish daycare center

I am an early education teacher, working in Kalkunvuori daycare center. I work in an integrated group where half of the children have special needs, and that is why the group size is smaller (12 children) and the staff resource is bigger than the average (4 adults, of which 2

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The Finnish Teenage Boys Who Cook

Team Learning Scoop is happy to collaborate with Dr. Timothy D. Walker  who is an American teacher living in Finland. We are pleased to share one of his posts here, too! *** The Indian recipe said to grease the baking dish. This was my first task. The others on my cooking

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Can we Finnish our school?

I think many people understand that Finland is the gold standard in education. But what specifically are the Finns doing? Can we Finnish our school? Last Autumn I participated in a one-week study tour of schools in Finland because I wanted to see things for myself. It was so interesting

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Teachers going online

I’ve been teaching in a Finnish high school for about 25 years and I have seen a lot. Never before has the change in pedagogy been this fast. Different online materials and programs have changed the everyday life of a teacher a lot. First, I’d like to mention Wilma, a

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An ordinary day at Finnish school

I have been teaching almost 20 years, most of the time at the same school, the Atala school. It is a primary school in a suburb with a lot of forests around. I have been teaching all grades (1-6) and all subjects. I love the fact I have a possibility

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What does quality service mean to us?

  Visit Finland is a national authority owned by Finnish Government and it has an active role in promoting international travel to Finland. Visit Finland organized an “Authentic Finnish Educational Travel Product” contest, and we were honored to receive the first prize in the category of professional programs for teachers.

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