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Research Current Projects Project #245

Learning From Finnish Educators: Engaging With Innovative Ideas Around Pedagogy, Student Assessment, Curriculum Implementation and Indigenous Education in a Country That Values Teacher Professionalism

Project #245

Paul Orlowski

Summary:

Education is a global community and opportunities to learn from other educators must not be overlooked. This research project  explores what changes, if any, occurred in the thinking of participating educators on topics such as student assessment, curriculum implementation, literacy and numeracy pedagogy, Indigenous education and special education after learning from Finnish educators.  Participants were interviewed before and after a two-week trip to Finland on the impact of collaborating with and learning from Finish educators.