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Finland Education System

Finland's Schools Are Overhauling The Way They Do Things. Here's How

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 03.28.2015 | World

Finland’s education system, often held up as an exemplary model for the rest of the world, is on the verge of making some major changes. For year...

Pasi Sahlberg and the Finnish "Truth About Finnish Schools"

Mercedes Schneider | Posted 04.26.2015 | Education
Mercedes Schneider

I decided to ask Finnish educator and author Pasi Sahlberg for his thoughts on the previously-noted, supposed "truth" about Finland and its education system.

American Teachers Feel Really Stressed, And It's Probably Affecting Students

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 04.09.2014 | Politics

American teachers feel stressed out and insignificant, and it may be impacting students’ educations. Gallup’s State Of America’s Schools Rep...

The Global Search for Education: Finnish Math Lessons

C. M. Rubin | Posted 07.23.2013 | Impact
C. M. Rubin

Fewer pupils think math is difficult in Finland. Interestingly, math textbooks, which are written by teachers, are only a fraction of the size of similar textbooks in the U.S.

The Global Search for Education: Campus Talk

C. M. Rubin | Posted 07.01.2013 | Impact
C. M. Rubin

"Campus" is a professional seminar for all New York City public school teachers that will be held this Saturday, May 4th, with the aim of allowing experts on a diverse range of topics to share perspectives with educators on recent developments in their spheres.

The Global Search for Education: The Education Debate 2012 -- Howard Gardner

C. M. Rubin | Posted 11.30.2012 | Education
C. M. Rubin

Has there ever been a more important time to debate the big picture questions of education? As nations around the world reform education to prepare their students for the 21st century workplace, are our students ready to compete?

The Global Search for Education: It Takes a Community

C. M. Rubin | Posted 11.17.2012 | Education
C. M. Rubin

It takes a community to prevent bullying in schools, which is expected to affect 13 million children in the U.S. in the current school year.

The Global Search for Education: The Arts Face to Face

C. M. Rubin | Posted 04.30.2012 | Education
C. M. Rubin

I had the opportunity to have a more private "face to face" with the 2012 Face to Face conference participant Dr. Eija Kauppinen on the thinking behind arts education in Finland today and for the future.