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Finland: Education for the edu-Nation (Part 1/7)

School childrenThis is part one of a seven part article series with Professor Jari Lavonen, professor of physics and chemistry education and Head of the Department of Teacher Education at the University of Helsinki in Finland. In this series he will discuss how the Finnish education system has come to be known as one of the best in the world, how Finland supports and develops its teachers, the skills children should learn and when they should learn them, things Australia could learn from Finland and much more. More...

Girls take over the Deputy Head of Mission's role at the Embassy of Finland

Imogen (Dickson College) sitting in the Deputy Head of Mission’s chairAs part of the International Day of the Girl on 11 October 2017, girls around the world took over the positions of over 600 leaders in 60 countries as a statement of female empowerment and potential. The Embassy of Finland took part in the Girls' Takeover, allowing two girls to step into the shoes of the Deputy Head of Mission. Imogen (Dickson College) and Isabella (Canberra Girls Grammar School) had three main responsibilities for the half day they were at the embassy. More...

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