In the months leading up to my move to Finland, friends and family regularly forwarded me any links to news articles about the Finnish education system they came across. Those articles most often were about one of two things: the lack of testing and homework employed in the Finnish school system, and the rumors that Finland is “abolishing school subjects”… Continue reading "Demystifying the Finnish Education System, Part II: Is Finland abolishing school subjects?"
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While I have been reflecting more generally about Finnish education and culture on this blog over the past several months, I realized I have not provided any real updates on how my research projects are going. So–for those interested–here they are now: I am excited to share that I am currently in the process of submitting a paper I wrote… Continue reading "An Update on My Research"
Today marked my first day working with the LUMA Centre research group at the University of Helsinki. I thought that before I begin writing more specifically about my research here, I would provide a little bit more context on the Finnish education system, for those who are interested in digging a little deeper into some of the existing research. I have… Continue reading "Recommended Readings on Finnish Education System"