The Miracle of Finnish Education –  Facts, Illusions and Prospects University of Minnesota  23rd of March, 2011 Pekka Ihan...
(http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/programmes/world_news_america/8601207.stm)
PISA  Programme for International Student Assessment (OECD) PISA assesses how far students near the end of compulsory  edu...
PISA results:  Finland [facts] Scientific  Literacy Reading Literacy Mathematical Literacy 2000 III I IV 2003 I I I 2006 I...
Achievement factors [facts] <ul><li>Equal opportunit ies   </li></ul><ul><li>Comprehensiven ess of education </li></ul><ul...
<ul><li>Significance of education in society  </li></ul><ul><li>A flexible system based on empowerment </li></ul><ul><li>C...
From schooling to co-learning and  co-teaching [illusions] PISA and finnish success tell  the story of an old-fashioned sc...
Equal opportunities  -  Urban centers vs. neighbouring places/   countryside/suburbs Comprehensiveness of education   -  T...
From schooling to co-learning and  co-teaching [illusions] Expert centred learning  and education Work based  learning and...
Schools embedded  as natural, invisible and boundless  entities in creative and collaborative society   [http://www.porvoo...
Community  and  competence based curricula
Understanding in practice contemporary and  future  meta-competences  of time, place  and  being human
Pedagogy  of  ind ividualisation ,  pers onalisation  and  cyb orgi sation
Open  and  networked  teacher education TEACHER EDUCATION 3.0   No separate institutes Authenticity of lea rning KNOWMADS ...
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  1. 1. The Miracle of Finnish Education – Facts, Illusions and Prospects University of Minnesota 23rd of March, 2011 Pekka Ihanainen Principal Lectuter HAAGA-HELIA School of Vocational Teacher Education Helsinki, Finland pekka.ihanainen(at)haaga-helia.fi Achievement factors [FACTS] Transition from schooling factories to co-learning and co-teaching of everyone [ILLUSIONS] Steps for going forward (and backward) [PROSPECTS]
  2. 2. (http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/programmes/world_news_america/8601207.stm)
  3. 3. PISA Programme for International Student Assessment (OECD) PISA assesses how far students near the end of compulsory education have acquired some of the knowledge and skills that are essential for full participation in society. In all cycles, the domains of reading, mathematical and scientific literacy are covered not merely in terms of mastery of the school curriculum, but in terms of important knowledge and skills needed in adult. PISA home page (http://www.pisa.oecd.org/pages/0,3417,en_32252351_32235731_1_1_1_1_1,00.html)
  4. 4. PISA results: Finland [facts] Scientific Literacy Reading Literacy Mathematical Literacy 2000 III I IV 2003 I I I 2006 I II I 2009 II III VI
  5. 5. Achievement factors [facts] <ul><li>Equal opportunit ies </li></ul><ul><li>Comprehensiven ess of education </li></ul><ul><li>Competent and highly qualified teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Student co unseli ng and special need education </li></ul><ul><li>Encouraging evaluation </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Significance of education in society </li></ul><ul><li>A flexible system based on empowerment </li></ul><ul><li>Co-operation </li></ul><ul><li>A student-oriented, active conception of learning </li></ul>Achievement factors [facts]
  7. 7. From schooling to co-learning and co-teaching [illusions] PISA and finnish success tell the story of an old-fashioned school and education based on industrial society and schooling Learning does not take place (only) in (traditional) schools
  8. 8. Equal opportunities - Urban centers vs. neighbouring places/ countryside/suburbs Comprehensiveness of education - The role of private … Competent and highly qualified teachers – Competent vs. educated Student counseling and special need education – Just study vs. both personal counseling Encouraging evaluation – Outcomes vs. process Significance of education in society – Business vs. public valued A flexible system based on empowerment – Flexible system vs. unskilled leaders Co-operation - Real vs. competitive benefit policy A student-oriented, active conception of learning – Student-oriented vs. peer-produced From schooling to co-learning and co-teaching [illusions]
  9. 9. From schooling to co-learning and co-teaching [illusions] Expert centred learning and education Work based learning and education Life based learning and education
  10. 10. Schools embedded as natural, invisible and boundless entities in creative and collaborative society [http://www.porvoocampus.fi/]
  11. 11. Community and competence based curricula
  12. 12. Understanding in practice contemporary and future meta-competences of time, place and being human
  13. 13. Pedagogy of ind ividualisation , pers onalisation and cyb orgi sation
  14. 14. Open and networked teacher education TEACHER EDUCATION 3.0 No separate institutes Authenticity of lea rning KNOWMADS … facilitator … organiser …resource producer …co-learner … PLE - PTE AUGMENTED REALITY/ BODY Mobile

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