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ERIC Number: EJ1180739
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2018
Pages: 14
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-2154-6282
Could It Ever Happen Here? Reflections on Finnish Education and Culture
Nauman, April D.
i.e.: inquiry in education, v10 n1 Article 7 2018
After reading about the successful Finnish education system, a group of American educators traveled to Finland on an 8-day study tour of three cities to observe several schools and talk with educators there. In this reflective paper, the author describes and analyzes certain aspects of Finnish education as compared with public education in the U.S. Cultural differences between Finland and the U.S. are addressed with the aim of elucidating how some aspects the Finnish system may be effectively applied here.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Finland; United States
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