Finnish Lessons 2.0 : What Can the World Learn from Educational Change in Finland?

Description

The first edition of Finnish Lessons won the prestigious Grawemeyer Award in Education in 2013. It was featured in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The New York Review of Books, The Atlantic, The Guardian, CNN, Education Week, The Huffington Post, and Dan Rather Reports and has been translated into 16 languages. Now, with Finnish Lessons 2.0, Pasi Sahlberg has thoroughly updated his groundbreaking account of how Finland built a world-class education system during the past four decades. In this international bestseller, Sahlberg traces the evolution of Finnish education policies and highlights how they differ from the United States and much of the rest of the world. Featuring substantial additions throughout the text, Finnish Lessons 2.0 demonstrates how systematically focusing on teacher and leader professionalism, building trust between the society and its schools, and investing in educational equity rather than competition, choice, and other market-based reforms make Finnish schools an international model of success. This second edition details the complexity of meaningful change by examining Finland's educational performance in light of the most recent international assessment data and domestic changes. This second edition details the complexity of meaningful change by illustrating Finland's educational performance in light of the most recent international assessment data, including PISA 2012, TIMSS 2011, PIAAC 2013, and TALIS 2013. In the midst of continuous local reforms and global changes, Finnish Lessons 2.0 encourages educators, students, and policymakers to look beyond their own borders as they seek successful solutions for their education systems, districts, and schools.

Details

Author(s)
Pasi Sahlberg, Ken Robinson, Diane Ravitch, Andy Hargreaves
Format
Paperback | 264 pages
Dimensions
152 x 229 x 20.32mm | 362.87g
Publication date
30 Dec 2014
Publisher
Teachers' College Press
Publication City/Country
New York, United States
Language
English
Edition
Revised
Edition statement
2nd Revised edition
ISBN10
0807755850
ISBN13
9780807755853
Bestsellers rank
25,699

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