Welcome to presentation of Finland 	Education System<br />Reform Symposium 2011<br />Pictures: Artteacher Tarja Pitkänen<b...
SpecialThanks<br />Vicky Loras<br />Shelley Terrel<br />
TEAM MATES<br /><ul><li>Common EU-projects 7 years
Finnish national coordinators of entrepreneurship and social media network
Teamteachers in entrepreneurshipstudies
Entrepreneurs of TeamFactory Ltd
Three yearproject in Russiaeducationtraining for teachers
#finnedchat and blog with otherFinnishcolleagues
http://finnedchat.blogspot.com/</li></li></ul><li>Tradition<br />Public education in Finland began in the 1860s.<br />Gene...
 Basic EducationCurriculum:Mission<br />Opportunitypersonalgrowth, learning and development of healthyself-esteem<br />Kno...
Picture http://bit.ly/q4jW1t Sanna Siurua<br />
 Jukka Manninen, Principal ofelementaryschool in Lahti<br />Strongbasics of skills of thinking, learning, writing and math...
@jmanninen<br />Teachers have good knowledgement of all kids in school<br />Well educated teachers <br />Using new technol...
Equalopportunities<br />Free of charge (including instruction, school materials, school meals, health care, dental care, c...
Significance of education in society<br />Finnish society strongly favours education and the population is highly educated...
Competentteachers<br />Teachers are highly qualified and committed<br />Master’s degree is a requirement <br />Teacher edu...
Principal Esa Kukkasniemi on Vicky Lorasblog<br /> “As a principal I have the opportunity to discuss things with people, l...
Trust is everything<br />
Close relationship between teachers and students <br />
Autonomy of teachers<br />Freedom and hugeresponsibility<br />Goal are set in national curriculum, but is up local school ...
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  1. 1. Welcome to presentation of Finland Education System<br />Reform Symposium 2011<br />Pictures: Artteacher Tarja Pitkänen<br />
  2. 2. SpecialThanks<br />Vicky Loras<br />Shelley Terrel<br />
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  5. 5. TEAM MATES<br /><ul><li>Common EU-projects 7 years
  6. 6. Finnish national coordinators of entrepreneurship and social media network
  7. 7. Teamteachers in entrepreneurshipstudies
  8. 8. Entrepreneurs of TeamFactory Ltd
  9. 9. Three yearproject in Russiaeducationtraining for teachers
  10. 10. #finnedchat and blog with otherFinnishcolleagues
  11. 11. http://finnedchat.blogspot.com/</li></li></ul><li>Tradition<br />Public education in Finland began in the 1860s.<br />General compulsory education was prescribed by law in 1921.<br />In the 1970's, a nine-year compulsory school common to the entire age group, i.e. the comprehensive school started.<br />1970`s New teacher generation, new education for teachers. Toward better economy with better education. <br />Puolanka School 1968, picture taken by Nesster<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/nesster/568778208/<br />
  12. 12. Basic EducationCurriculum:Mission<br />Opportunitypersonalgrowth, learning and development of healthyself-esteem<br />Knowledge and skills in life<br />Furtherstudies<br />Involvedcitizens<br />Culturalidentity<br />Lifelonglearning<br />
  13. 13. Picture http://bit.ly/q4jW1t Sanna Siurua<br />
  14. 14. Jukka Manninen, Principal ofelementaryschool in Lahti<br />Strongbasics of skills of thinking, learning, writing and maths.<br />Co-operationbetweenteachers and amongstudents<br />Teachingkids in differentgroupsregarding of subjects and studentsskills<br />Support of specialeducationteachers<br />
  15. 15. @jmanninen<br />Teachers have good knowledgement of all kids in school<br />Well educated teachers <br />Using new technology like smartboards and web tools<br />Active co-operation with parents<br />
  16. 16. Equalopportunities<br />Free of charge (including instruction, school materials, school meals, health care, dental care, commuting, special needs education and remedial teaching).<br />Offers everybody equal opportunities for education<br />
  17. 17. Significance of education in society<br />Finnish society strongly favours education and the population is highly educated by international standards<br />Education is appreciated and there is a broad political consensus on education policy.<br />“Centralisedsteering – localimplementation”<br />(FromMinister of Education)<br />
  18. 18. Competentteachers<br />Teachers are highly qualified and committed<br />Master’s degree is a requirement <br />Teacher education includes teaching practice<br />Teaching profession is very popular in Finland<br />Principal<br />Jari Kinnula<br />Singing<br />”Goodnightsong<br />In ournightschool)<br />
  19. 19. Principal Esa Kukkasniemi on Vicky Lorasblog<br /> “As a principal I have the opportunity to discuss things with people, learn from others and then put it all together in a new form in my own school. I admire teachers a lot. I respect their professional and personal skills. I see myself as a coach or as a playmaker who tries to make the teachers find their strengths and make them shine”<br />
  20. 20. Trust is everything<br />
  21. 21. Close relationship between teachers and students <br />
  22. 22. Autonomy of teachers<br />Freedom and hugeresponsibility<br />Goal are set in national curriculum, but is up local school and teachers together decide the way achieve goals<br />
  23. 23. A student-oriented, active conception of learning<br />Schoolwork and education is based on a conception of learning that focuses on students' activity and interaction with the teacher <br />Co-operation with other students and new learning environments<br />
  24. 24. Pasi Sahlberghttp://www.educationnews.org/ed_reports/157152.html<br />“Indeed, quality of life, overall well-being, and happiness are important criteria when teachers and schools decide whether their individuals or organizations have performed well or not. Artistic and cultural achievements are seen in most of our schools as the main indications of being an educated individual”<br />
  25. 25. The Future of the Finnish Phenomenon @esa_kukkasniemi<br />Strenghts:<br />University level teacher education<br />Committed teachers<br />Wide pedagogical freedom<br />Weaknesses:<br />Teachers' poor ICT skills<br />Opportunities:<br />New learning environments, open learning materials<br />Threats:<br />Too massive schools/classes<br />Lacking behind in ICT technology and teachers' knowledge<br />
  26. 26. Thanks for joining us!<br />
  27. 27. Moreinformation<br />Timo Ilomäki<br />ilomakitimojuhani@gmail.com<br />@ilotimo<br />Aki Puustinen<br />apuustin@gmail.com<br />@apuustin<br />#finnedchat<br />http://finnedchat.blogspot.com/<br />

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