Loading

Results

  • Finland Close
Sort By:  1-10 of 31 (4 pages)
Results per page:
         

Finland

Country overview

...Country overview Before Finland’s independence in 1917, the moderate expansion of formal education was boosted by industrialization and urbanization. After the Second World War the creation of a Nordic-style welfare state with economic...

Finland: Policy and Vision

Education in the European Union : Pre-2003 Member States

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Education Around the World chapter

...Finland’s early educational history covers the period of formal schooling supported by the church, the Christian popular education expansion, and the establishment of basic and then higher and adult education. Within the recent past...

Curricula: International Higher Education (Finland)

Anna Medvedeva

Anna Medvedeva is a researcher at the University of Tampere, Finland. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

Article

...The role of internationalization The underlying idea of internationalization has been evolving in recent decades from short-term activities such as mobility and exchange, toward long-term forms such as degree programs, integration...

Curricula in Early Childhood Education (Finland)

Maiju Paananen

Maiju Paananen is a post-doctoral researcher at the University of Tampere, Finland. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

Article

...Approaches to curricula In Finland, early childhood education and care (ECEC) covers children from birth to 5 years of age and preprimary education for 6 year olds. They have separate yet interrelated curricula. The content of the ECEC...
...[A]‌ great deal will depend on how […] above all, we prevent the reduction of all education to the purely technological. Which is very tempting because it becomes increasingly difficult even to run the machinery of modern life and keep...

Government, Policy, and the Role of the State in Higher Education (Finland)

Elias Pekkola

Elias Pekkola is a university lecturer at the University of Tampere, Finland. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications
and

Jussi Kivistö

Jussi Kivistö is a professor at the University of Tampere, Finland. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

Article

...Government policies Finland has a strong tradition of being a Nordic welfare state. According to Finland’s constitution, everyone has the right to receive basic education free of charge. The constitution stipulates that public authorities...

Funding of Higher Education (Finland)

Jarmo Kallunki

,

Jarmo Kallunki is a researcher at the University of Tampere, Finland. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

Jussi Kivistö

Jussi Kivistö is a professor at the University of Tampere, Finland. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications
and

Vuokko Kohtamäki

Vuokko Kohtamäki is a senior lecturer and docent at the University of Tampere, Finland. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

Article

...Overview of government policies for funding higher education The higher education (HE) system in Finland consists of two separate sectors, universities and universities of applied sciences (UASs, formerly known as polytechnics), both...

Special Educational Needs and Disabilities in Early Childhood Education (Finland)

Noora Heiskanen

Noora Heiskanen is a university teacher in the Department of Education at the Faculty of Education and Psychology, University of Jyvaskyla, Finland. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications
and

Riitta Viitala

Riitta Viitala is a lecturer in the Department of Education at the Faculty of Education and Psychology, University of Jyvaskyla, Finland. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

Article

...Definition and approach to special education In Finland, early childhood education and care (ECEC) consists of services for children from birth to approximately 7 years of age (mandatory preprimary year for 6-year-olds and preceding ECEC...

Transitions in Early Childhood Education (Finland)

Kirsti Karila

Kirsti Karila is a professor at the University of Tampere, Finland. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications
and

Laura Rantavuori

Laura Rantavuori is a doctoral researcher at the University of Tampere, Finland. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

Article

...Types of transitions In Finland, children encounter both vertical and horizontal transitions (see Vogler et al. 2008) during their early years. The best recognized types of transitions are the vertical transitions from home to early...

Education for the Swedish-speaking Minority in Finland

Education and Minorities : Education as a Humanitarian Response

Continuum, 2012

Book chapter

...Introduction The phrase ‘education and minorities’ often conjures up the image of oppression, disadvantage and hardship. However, this is not always the situation. The case of the Swedish-speaking minority in Finland counteracts...