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Monday, July 20, 2015

Scandinavian Schools

Why Scandinavia Schools Are Superior (And What We Can Learn)

Nordic schools (Finland included) captivate American educators. What makes them so strong?

Stephen Noonoo | June 18, 2015

Thirty-five years ago, back when most schools around the world were still preparing students for their 20th century futures, a clutch of Scandinavian countries were reworking their curricula to include more creativity, collaboration, and communication — today’s so-called 21st century skills. It was an effort grounded in the region’s welfare-state mentality, which values inclusiveness and cooperation for the common good, according to Hans Renman, a former educator from Sweden and the founder and CEO of Scandinavian Education, a consultancy and think tank.
Scandinavian School of Brussels.

<more at; related links: (Why Are Finland's Schools Successful? The country's achievements in education have other nations, especially the United States, doing their homework) and (Finland schools: Subjects scrapped and replaced with 'topics' as country reforms its education system)>

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