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Eronen, Lasse; Kokko, Sirpa; Sormunen, Kari – Curriculum Journal, 2019
In 2014, the Finnish National Board of Education launched a new core curriculum with the aim of meeting the skills and competence requirements of the 21st century. The purpose of this case study was to find out what transversal competencies Finnish eighth graders developed and how they experienced studying in a problem-based transdisciplinary…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Interdisciplinary Approach, 21st Century Skills, Core Curriculum
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Sullanmaa, Jenni; Pyhältö, Kirsi; Pietarinen, Janne; Soini, Tiina – Curriculum Journal, 2019
It has been suggested that curriculum coherence is crucial in successful educational reform. However, empirical research on the topic is still scarce. This study explores how the stakeholders involved in curriculum development at the district level perceived curriculum coherence. Survey data (n = 550) were analysed using structural equation…
Descriptors: National Curriculum, Educational Change, Curriculum Development, School Districts