Education in Finland – why are Finnish schools so successful?


MOOCs offered 2019

What makes the Finnish education so good? Learn online about the success story of Finnish educational system. Study three MOOCs (Massive Open Online Course), each covering one area of the Finnish education. 

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Education in Finland – why are Finnish schools so successful?

The three MOOCs are:

  • EDUO101 Early childhood education in Finland: What, where and how? 
  • EDUO102 The success story behind Finnish basic education.
  • EDUO103 Educational support and guidance services in Finland 

EDUO101 Early Childhood Education in Finland: What, Where and How?

You are most welcome to join in this early childhood education and care in Finland MOOC. 

First you will learn what it is like to be a child in Finnish ECEC. During the course you will also learn what is the role of play in Child's day in Finnish day-care center, what kind of pedagogy we believe in and what we mean with individualized planning and pedagogical assessment. 

  • Time: 19.2.–31.5.2019 
  • Academic credits: 1 ECTS
  • Study fee: 15 euros 

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Early childhood education and care in Finland

Introduction to EDUO101

EDUO102 The Success Story of Finnish Basic Education

The Finnish Basic education has its roots in tradition, but it also looks in the future. Join the MOOC journey of the Success Story of Finnish Basic Education. 

In this MOOC you will learn the operational principles and structures of our basic education. You will understand the backgrounds of the basic education and also its role in the future.

  • Time: 19.2.–31.5.2019 
  • Academic credits: 1 ECTS
  • Study fee: 15 euros 

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The Success Story of Finnish Basic Education

Introduction to EDUO102

EDUO103 Educational Support and Guidance Services in Finland

Join the MOOC on the Educational support and guidance services in Finland.

In this MOOC you will learn what kind of educational support and guidance services we offer in different education levels in Finland. You will also learn how special teacher and guidance and counselling education is organized in Finland.

  • Time: 19.2.–31.5.2019 
  • Academic credits: 1 ECTS
  • Study fee: 15 euros 

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Educational support and guidance services in Finland

Introduction to EDUO102

Academic credits

You may obtain a 1 ECTS academic credit by registering and paying a 15 euro fee per MOOC, completing the assignments and studying according the instructions in the MOOC. 

Please note: You will have to pay the 15 euro fee for each of the MOOCs separately, if you wish to obtain academic credits for all of them. 

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