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July 13th 2017:Kristiina Volmari of the Finnish Educational Agency Discusses Their Stellar Educational System! Why is it so different from the US system? Let's ask if the US can learn from them.

The Finnish educational system ranks among the highest rated in the world. Why is that? Is it because their education starts before their children can walk and offers free education all the way to a doctorate? Could it be their free lunches for all students and free transportation? Or is it their truly socially conscious focus, encouraging the students to understand their differences and to care about each other’s needs. Or the way the students who learn more quickly are expected to help the ones who may struggle? Or their philosophy about not giving much, if any homework? We’ll hear about the

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Dr Kristiina Volmari

Kristiina Volmari, Doctor of Philosophy, works as Counsellor of Education and Head of Information and Analysis at the Finnish National Agency for Education. She has also worked as a teacher at most levels of education and in vocational teacher education. Dr Volmari’s areas of special interest and expertise are comparative international education data, teachers and trainers in vocational education and training and leadership. She has a thorough knowledge and understanding of European and global education and training issues through her cross-network work experience. Dr Volmari has had the opportunity to work for working groups of the EU Commission and participate in OECD studies and data co
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