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News, 8/13/2013

Finnish education expertise goes global

Photo: Riitta Supperi/Team FinlandFinnish school system, educational expertise exports, Future Learning Finland, EduCluster, FinproFinnish schoolkids during a group project: The Finnish educational system’s reputation abroad has grown, partly because of high scores in international comparisons.

A group of organisations in Finland is taking steps to make the country’s much-praised educational expertise into an exportable, global commodity.

The Finns have long prided themselves on their educational expertise, and their well-publicised, stellar results in the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) have increased the Finnish educational system’s reputation abroad. A venture called Future Learning Finland (FLF) seeks to export homegrown educational expertise and practices in such a way that the benefits can be utilised in other countries

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Updated 8/13/2013


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