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News Finland » Education: Finland’s egalitarian Eden has a dark side

News channel or source: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/feb/15/finland-egalitarian-eden-has-a-dark-side
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

Much is made, quite rightly, of Finland’s high-quality education, but to claim this can be traced back to the introduction in 1866 of a free education system is debatable, as attendance was only made compulsory in 1921. Moreover, recent trends cast a ...

News Finland » Education: OPINION: For New York City’s next schools chancellor, four questions and a lesson from Finland

News channel or source: http://hechingerreport.org/opinion-new-york-citys-next-schools-chancellor-four-questions-lesson-finland/
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

In the summer, my child also attends a teacher-training lab school that is part of a public university in Finland, a nation ranked No. 1 in childhood education in the world by both UNICEF and the World Economic Forum. Like other high-performing education ...

News Finland » Education: Children’s Ombudsman: Cuts to early childhood education hurt migrants

News channel or source: https://yle.fi/uutiset/osasto/news/childrens_ombudsman_cuts_to_early_childhood_education_hurt_migrants/10085675?origin=rss
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Ombudsman for Children Tuomas Kurttila said on Wednesday that migrant families in particular suffer from recent cuts to welfare spending, including early childhood education. Every tenth child in Finland is born to a mother with a migrant background ...

News Finland » Education: Four in five Romanian households struggle to pay for education

News channel or source: https://www.romania-insider.com/romanian-households-struggle-pay-education/
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

The situation was worse only in Greece, where 89% of the households had difficulties in paying for education, and Cyprus, where the percentage was 82%. Meanwhile, in Finland, Germany and Sweden, over 85% of the households were able to cover the costs of ...

News Finland » Education: Teacher Education Cong ends

News channel or source: http://www.tribuneindia.com/news/cities/chandigarh/teacher-education-cong-ends/547832.html
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

She cautioned teachers that it must be used sparingly and effectively. Amit Roy, a researcher from Finland, cited the case of the Finnish education system where trainee teachers are given experiential learning by exposing them to practical teaching ...

News Finland » Education: Kupari getting education competing against men

News channel or source: https://www.nhl.com/news/rasmus-kupari-2018-nhl-draft-profile/c-296197992
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

Rasmus Kupari is getting a fully-loaded experience during his 2018 NHL Draft eligible season. The 17-year-old center and native of Kotka, Finland, is No. 6 in NHL Central Scouting's midterm ranking of international skaters. He has spent most of this season ...

News Finland » Education: Safe, happy and free: does Finland have all answers?

News channel or source: http://www.gulf-times.com/story/581471/Safe-happy-and-free-does-Finland-have-all-answers
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

Finland is big on civic duty, but also on transparency. The success of the country’s free national education system, established before independence in 1866 and regularly ranked among the world’s best, also has its roots in a more egalitarian society ...

News Finland » Education: What Finland Can Teach the West About Countering Russia’s Hybrid Threats

News channel or source: https://www.worldpoliticsreview.com/articles/24178/what-finland-can-teach-the-west-about-countering-russia-s-hybrid-threats
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

In broad strokes, this narrative emphasizes Finland’s democratic values, excellent education system and even the saunas that are beloved in Finnish culture. Officials are adamant that, as ever, the entire population must join together in rebuffing Moscow ...

News Finland » Education: Finland to continue funding Kenya’s development Agenda

News channel or source: http://www.kbc.co.ke/county-news/finland-continue-funding-kenyas-development-agenda/
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

Ms Fernandez noted that adequate funding and education would enable the country to tackle the ... The project was initiated by the university, in collaboration with University of Helsinki Finland to improve capacity, quality and access to geo-informatics ...

News Finland » Education: Trend of Finland’s employment rate rose to 70.9% in January

News channel or source: http://www.helsinkitimes.fi/finland/finland-news/domestic/15344-trend-of-finland-s-employment-rate-rose-to-70-9-in-january.html
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

Finland’s unemployment rate fell by 0.4 percentage points ... employment provides skills that are valuable in the labour markets. Meanwhile, investments in education should continue to guarantee that the labour force can keep step with the changes ...