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Author Sahlberg, Pasi.

Title Finnish lessons : what can the world learn from educational change in Finland / Pasi Sahlberg ; foreword by Andy Hargreaves.

Published New York : Teachers College Press, [2011]
©2011

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM Giblin Eunson  370.94897 SAHL    DUE 21-11-19
 UniM Giblin Eunson  370.94897 SAHL    AVAILABLE
Physical description xxii, 167 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents 1 Finnish Dream: Equal Educational Opportunities 13 -- Post-War Finland 14 -- Toward Universal Basic Education 16 -- New School Is Born 21 -- Expanding Upper-Secondary Education 25 -- Improving Educational Attainment 27 -- A Generation of Educational Change 32 -- Finnish Education System in 2011 39 -- 2 Finnish Paradox: Less Is More 41 -- From Periphery to Limelight 41 -- Level of Educational Attainment 43 -- Equity of Outcomes 45 -- Student Learning 49 -- Cost of Education 57 -- Finnish Paradoxes of Education 60 -- 3 Finnish Advantage: The Teachers 70 -- Culture of Teaching 70 -- Becoming a Teacher 73 -- Academic Teacher Education 78 -- Teachers as Researchers 83 -- Professional Development 86 -- Time for Pedagogical Reflection 88 -- Leaders Are Teachers 92 -- Good Teachers, Great Schools 93 -- 4 Finnish Way: Competitive Welfare State 96 -- Power of Globalization 97 -- Global Educational Reform Movement 99 -- A Knowledge-Based Economy 106 -- Welfare, Equality, and Competitiveness 112 -- Two Finnish Icons: Nokia and Peruskoulu 116 -- Finnish Dream Challenged 121 -- 5 Is the Future Finnish? 124 -- Excellence by Being Different 125 -- Successful Educational Reform 127 -- Transfer of Change Knowledge 131 -- Future of Finnish Education 135.
Subject Education -- Finland.
Educational change -- Finland.
ISBN 9780807752579 (paperback)