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The Future of Schools and Teacher Education: How Far Ahead is Finland?

Eduardo Andere


This is not a book about praising Finnish school education. After a brief introduction to Finnish education and culture, the book delves into details about the new curricula changes, the workings of schools, and the thoughts and educational approaches of Finnish educators. Given the curricula changes effective as of August 2016, the book includes 14 school cases to exemplify the way schools are implementing policy changes and the way principals and teachers see the future of education and learning in Finland. The book also includes one in-depth analysis of curriculum changes for preservice tea ... More

Keywords: Finnish school education, preservice teacher training, pedagogy in Finland, curriculum in Finland, curriculum changes, phenomenon learning, phenomenon teaching

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9780190938123
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190938123.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Eduardo Andere, author
Visiting Scholar, Department of Political Science, Boston College