Area : 338,400 km²Population : 5.3millionLiteracy Rate : App.100%National Language : Swedish& Finnish Capital : Helsinki GDP: 6.81%
• Education is the responsibility of the Ministry of Education and Culture.• Finlands Educational System best in World• Finland is the top education rank.• 1st rank of science reading• 2nd rank of math after Korea.• The "Free Education" is offered.
Pre - school Comprehensi 6 year old ve education 7-16yearsBachelor Matriculation degree examinationMastersdegree
• From the age of six.• All 6-year-olds have the right to free pre- primary education.• Each local authority may decide whether to provide pre-primary education in schools, at day-care centers or at some other appropriate location.
• Lower and secondary education called comprehensive education.• It is from 7-16 years.• Provides nine years of compulsory education.• It is free of charge .• Pupils having complete nine year comprehensive school receive the basic education certificate.
• Higher education is offered by universities.• Consists of two parallel sectors: Universities Polytechnics
• Universities are characterized by scientific research and the highest education based on theory.• Universities may also admit applicants who have completed Open University studies.• Universities use different kinds of student selection criteria.
Universities in Finland Indicators & Statistics 2006: Students, total :176,599 Women:95,066 Men : 81,533 Foreign students : 4,949 Bachelor’s degrees: 3,814 Master’s degrees: 13,128 Doctorates :1,409 Other Degrees :1,047 Teachers :7,883 Research : 6,333 Other staff: 14,211
• Oriented towards working life and base their operations on the high vocational skill requirements set by it.• Student selection to mainly based on school achievement and work experience and, in many cases, entrance examinations.• A three-year vocational upper secondary qualification gives general eligibility for higher education in both polytechnics and universities. There are 52 vocational upper secondary qualifications and 116 study programmes in them.
• All teachers in Finland must have a masters degree, which is fully subsidized.• Annually only about 1 in every 10 applicants will be accepted to study to become a teacher in Finnish primary schools.• Candidates in primary teacher education study three main areas: (1) the theory of education, (2) pedagogical content knowledge (3) subject didactics and practice.• Teachers are selected from the top 10% of graduates.
• Children’s rights• Support of the family• Respect for teachers• Well-rounded curriculum
• Children centered classrooms.• Focus on scaffolding every child’s individual learning.• “The objective of basic education is to support pupils growth toward humanity and ethical responsible membership of society, and to provide them with the knowledge and skills necessary in life. The instruction shall promote equality in society and the pupils abilities to participate in education and to otherwise develop themselves during their lives” – Basic Education Act(626/1998)• Contact with international partners
• Education is considered to be one of the fundamental rights of all citizens.• The public authorities are obligated to provide for the educational needs of the Finnish- and Swedish-speaking population according to the same criteria.• Both language groups have the right to education in their own mother tongue.• The entirely Swedish-speaking Province of Åland has its own educational legislation.• A Finnish education policy is to achieve as high a level of education and competence as possible for the whole population• Finnish education policy is to offer all citizens equal opportunities to receive education, regardless of age, domicile, financial situation, sex or mother tongue
• Students in Finland don’t start school until they’re 7 years old.• The only mandatory test is taken when students are 16 years old.• There aren’t any separate classrooms for accelerated learning or special education. All students are taught in the same classroom.• The classroom size of science courses is limited to 16 students. This is so students can do actual in-person experiments in the lab.
• The children are not measured at all for the first six years of their education.• They rarely take exams or do homework until they are well into their teens.• Teachers are given the same status as doctors and lawyers.• All children, clever or not, are taught in the same classrooms• There is no merit pay for teachers• Elementary school students in the U.S. get about half an hour of recess. Students in Finland get about 75 minutes.
• 30 percent of children receive extra help during their first nine years of school.• 66 percent of students go to college.• 93 percent of Finns graduate from high school.• 12.43 percent of Finnish high-school students go to vocational schools.• The school system is 100% state funded.• In 2010, 6,600 applicants vied for 660 primary school training slots.
The government determines the general objectives ofeducation and the division of classroom hoursbetween different subjects.The Ministry of Education drafts legislation andgovernment decisions pertaining to education.The National Board of Education lays out the concreteobjectives and core contents of instruction in thedifferent subjects and is responsible for the nationalcore .Local authorities (generally municipalities) areresponsible for the practical arrangement ofschooling and for composing the municipalcurriculum based on the national core curriculum.
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