Education is rigorous fun for Finns

Ever since the quiet and soft-spoken nation of Finland was placed in the spotlight because of its educational system thanks to its PISA results, the whole world has been wondering what makes Finland so good in education.

I got my first answer without even asking. “We are very good at reading! People here learn to read even before they go to school,” a young Finn told me. To me, it seems like ...  (continue reading)

Packed my insect repellent and enthusiasm – ready to go!

When I hear the word Finland, education and mosquitoes are the first words that come to my mind.

Finland is the country with the best public education in the world and a role model in the field of technology for educational purposes.

Speaking of mosquitoes, Finland humorously reminds me of them because many friends have told me about their encounters with Finnish mosquitoes.

All jokes aside, this is ...  (continue reading)