Finnish Lessons: What Can the World Learn from Educational Change in Finland? (Series on School Reform) (The Series on School Reform)

By Pasi Sahlberg

''It is now time to collapse the ideology of exceptionalism within the usa and different Anglo-American international locations, if we're to enhance reforms that may actually motivate our lecturers to enhance studying for all our scholars -- specially those that fight the main. In that crucial quest, Pasi Sahlberg is unquestionably one of many best possible academics of all.'' --From the Foreword by means of Andy Hargreaves, Lynch college of schooling, Boston College

''The tale of Finland's outstanding academic reforms is one who should still tell policymakers and educators around the globe. not anyone tells this tale extra in actual fact and engagingly than Pasi Sahlberg. This booklet is a needs to read.'' --Linda Darling-Hammond, Stanford University

''A significant synthesis via a local Finn, a instructor, a researcher, and a coverage analyst all rolled up into one very good author. Pasi Sahlberg teaches us very much approximately what we have to be aware of sooner than undertaking nationwide academic reforms.'' --David Berliner, Arizona kingdom University

''This publication is a serious warning call for the USA. Finland went from mediocre educational effects to at least one of the pinnacle performers on the earth. and so they did it with unions, minimum checking out, nationwide collaboration, and raising educating to a high-status calling. this is often the antidote to the NCLB paralysis.'' --Henry M. Levin, academics collage, Columbia collage

''Pasi Sahlberg is the simplest schooling coverage professional to proportion the Finnish studies with the overseas group. This booklet confirms that he's not just a practitioner but additionally a visionary that we Finns desire while trying to find the options to our instructional challenges.'' --Erkki Aho, Director basic (1973-1991), Finnish nationwide Board of Education

''Pasi Sahlberg as an insider is aware what has occurred and as a researcher has an aim viewpoint on reason and influence relationships. This tale is sensible to me.'' --Olli-Pekka Heinonen, Director, Finnish Broadcasting corporation and previous Minister of schooling (1994-99)

''Finland's extraordinary academic tale, so good instructed during this publication by means of Pasi Sahlberg, is either informative and encouraging since it exhibits that with applicable attempt sustained through the years, a rustic could make large advancements for its adolescents, whatever that each one nations aspire to do.'' --Ben Levin, Ontario Institute for reviews in schooling, college of Toronto

Finnish Lessons is a first-hand, complete account of the way Finland outfitted a world-class schooling procedure up to now 3 a long time. the writer strains the evolution of schooling regulations in Finland and highlights how they range from the U.S. and different industrialized international locations. He exhibits how instead of counting on pageant, selection, and exterior trying out of scholars, schooling reforms in Finland specialize in professionalizing academics' paintings, constructing educational management in colleges, and adorning belief in academics and faculties. This ebook information the complexity of academic swap and encourages educators and policymakers to increase potent strategies for his or her personal districts and faculties.

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