Academic Adventures

Dialogue as a tool

Some might say that we Finns are great listeners. To be honest we ourselves think that we just don’t handle the small talk. It’s easier to be quiet and listen…

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Courage

What is courage? Oxford dictionary defines it as “the ability to do something that frightens one; bravery”. This is the kind of courage that we’ve heard about when we were…

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Learning how to learn

Since you are born you learn new things out of pure curiosity. Once you get a bit older you are expected to study and learn new things at school. But…

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From group work to team work

From group work to team work

Finland, the cradle of the future of education. The country that clocks in top scores on PISA studies year after year, and where governments turn their heads to look for answers in problems with their school systems. A country where the lessons in school are separated by mandatory recesses of playtime and studying is free of charge all the way to the highest levels.

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