How Do We Educate Our Children

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How Do We Educate Our Children

  1. How do we educate our children?
  2. We all agree how we should educate our children
  3. Rights of the Child Principle 7 Declaration of the Proclaimed by United Nations General Assembly resolution 1386(XIV) of 20 November 1959
  4. The child is entitled to receive education, which shall be free and compulsory, at least in the elementary stages. Rights of the Child UN 1959
  5. The child is entitled to receive education , which shall be free and compulsory Tags are keywords used to highlight the subject in web.
  6. He shall be given an education which will promote his general culture and Rights of the Child UN 1959
  7. He shall be given an education which will promote his general culture and enable him, on a basis of equal opportunity, Rights of the Child UN 1959
  8. He shall be given an education which will promote his general culture and enable him, on a basis of equal opportunity, to develop his abilities, his individual judgement, Rights of the Child UN 1959
  9. He shall be given an education which will promote his general culture and enable him, on a basis of equal opportunity, to develop his abilities, his individual judgement, and his sense of moral and social responsibility, Rights of the Child UN 1959
  10. He shall be given an education which will promote his general culture and enable him, on a basis of equal opportunity, to develop his abilities, his individual judgement, and his sense of moral and social responsibility, and to become a useful member of society. Rights of the Child UN 1959
  11. education free compulsory he she culture equal opportunity abilities judgement sense of moral social responsibility member of society
  12. In reality, how do we educate our children?
  13. Every three years, OECD PISA study assesses how 15-year-old students in 57 countries have acquired some knowledge and skills essential for full participation in society
  14. Science Competencies for Tomorrow's World a snapshot Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development Programme for International Student Assessment OECD PISA 2006
  15. Mean scores in some countries. 398 463 492 514 522 555 OECD PISA 2006 table 2.2c
  16. Mean scores for boys and girls. 394 402 453 472 484 500 510 517 513 531 542 568 OECD PISA 2006 table 2.2c
  17. Equality between boys and girls? 394 402 453 472 484 500 510 517 513 531 542 568 girls OECD PISA 2006 table 2.2c have equal opportunity at school in all these countries
  18. Highest mean score for boys and girls: 542 568 OECD PISA 2006 table 2.2c Finland
  19. Difference between students. 249 555 315 607 330 654 337 682 337 682 411 686 OECD PISA 2006 table 2.2c Top 5% Bottom 5%
  20. Equality between students? 249 555 315 607 330 654 337 682 337 682 411 686 OECD PISA 2006 table 2.2c Top 5% Bottom 5% equal opportunity
  21. Smallest gap between students: 411 686 OECD PISA 2006 table 2.2c Top 5% Bottom 5% Finland
  22. Gap between schools. 47% 27% 23% 19% 48% 6% OECD PISA 2006 table 4.1a top students at top schools only 100% top students at all schools equally 0%
  23. Equality between schools? equal opportunity at local free public school OECD PISA 2006 table 4.1a 47% 27% 23% 19% 48% 6% top students at top schools only 100% top students at all schools equally 0%
  24. Smallest gap between schools: 6% OECD PISA 2006 table 4.1a Finland
  25. How does Finland do that?
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  27. The 1919 Constitution of Finland provided for general compulsory education and for basic education free of charge.
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  29. The first female members of parliament in world history were elected in Finland in 1907. Miina Sillanpää speaking in Parliament at the House of the Estates in 1907. Finnish Labour Archives
  30. 65 years later...
  31. ... Helvi Sipilä was the first woman ever elected to the rank of Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations in 1972. UN / DPI 131231 / Yao Da Wei
  32. ... Helvi Sipilä was the first woman ever elected to the rank of Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations in 1972. In 1975, she was Secretary-General of the First World Conference on Women in Mexico City. UN Photo / 31333 / B Lane UN / DPI 131231 / Yao Da Wei
  33. Today
  34. Women: Agents for Change Building Sustainable Futures International Federation of University Women IFUW Programme for Action 2007-2010
  35. “ Sustainable development can only be globally achieved when both girls and boys have access to all levels of education.” International Federation of University Women Stock.XCHNG / 869786 / solorya
  36. education free compulsory he she culture equal opportunity abilities judgement sense of moral social responsibility member of society
  37. <ul><li>Very special thank you to </li></ul><ul><ul><li>my wife, who is a Finnish teacher </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>my mother and my grandmothers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>all the female teachers I and our children have had at school </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>all the ladies who are, and who have been, shaping the Finnish Educational System, the Finnish Society, and the World to become a better place for us all! </li></ul></ul>Kiitos!
  38. Your right to vote now and in the future! Remember to exercise
  39. <ul><li>Credits </li></ul><ul><li>Conclusions and presentation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Samuli Pahkala, http://managerstoolbox.blogspot.com/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>UN Declaration of the Rights of the Child </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.unhchr.ch/html/menu3/b/25.htm </li></ul></ul><ul><li>OECD PISA 2006: Science Competencies for Tomorrow's World </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http:// www.pisa.oecd.org / </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Centenary of Women's Full Political Rights in Finland </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http:// www.aanioikeus.fi/en/index.htm </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Helvi Sipilä at 85 - a strong-willed woman marks the way </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www2.hs.fi/english/archive/thisweek/19082000.html </li></ul></ul><ul><li>History of Educational System in Finland </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.helsinki.fi/edusystem/finland.html </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Women: Agents for Change Building Sustainable Futures, 2007-2010 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.ifuw.org/programme/education/intro.htm </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Photos </li></ul><ul><ul><li>iStockphoto, Stock.XCHNG, Finnish Labour Archives, UN </li></ul></ul>

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