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Finnish lessons : what can the world learn from educational change in Finland?

Sahlberg, Pasi. (Author). Hargreaves, Andy (Added Author).

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The author traces the evolution of education policies in Finland and highlights how they differ from the United States and other industrialized countries. He shows how rather than relying on competition, choice, and external testing of students, education reforms in Finland focus on professionalizing teachers' work, developing instructional leadership in schools, and enhancing trust in teachers and schools. --from publisher description.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Klamath Community College LA1013.7.S34 2011 (Text) 3760303658 Staff Development Book None 04/22/2015 Available -

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  • ISBN: 0807752576 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 9780807752579 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: xxii, 167 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
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  • Publisher: New York : Teachers College Press, c2011.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction: yes, we can (learn from one another) -- The Finnish dream: equal educational opportunities -- The Finnish paradox: less is more -- The Finnish advantage: the teachers -- The Finnish way: competitive welfare state -- Is the future Finnish?
Summary, etc.: The author traces the evolution of education policies in Finland and highlights how they differ from the United States and other industrialized countries. He shows how rather than relying on competition, choice, and external testing of students, education reforms in Finland focus on professionalizing teachers' work, developing instructional leadership in schools, and enhancing trust in teachers and schools. --from publisher description.
Subject: Teaching
School reform
Staff development
Education Finland
Educational change Finland
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