November 13, 2012

On Wednesday: What can the US learn from educational change in Finland?

By Kathleen Dannenhold

Pasi Sahlberg

Finland’s education system consistently ranks among the top in the world. At a free 7 pm lecture on November 14 in Kane Hall, author Pasi Sahlberg reveals┬áthat the transformation of education systems is possible if policies focus more on inclusion and equity instead of choice; professional development instead of test-based accountability; and pedagogy instead of technology. Sponsored by the Department of Scandinavian Studies.

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