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Education Worldwide


Welcome to Education Worldwide!
This site provides you with information on education and educational research in an international context. Our webdossiers are compiled using country or subject specific Internet resources.

Fact-checking: Has Finland abolished subject teaching in schools?

Eine gezeichnete
A picture summary of the presentations of leading educationalists from Finland on a conference in South Africa in 2017 ((bigger version of the picture)

"Finland has abolished subject teaching!" - This claim has often been made by the media worldwide since about 2015. Is this really true? We checked this for you.

Brexit, Science and Education

Umgestaltetes Feuer-Notausgangs-Schild wird zu Brexit-Schild.
Copyright: Paul Lloyd, "Brexit", CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

The final Brexit date has been set: On the 31st January 2020, Great Britain will leave the European Union. Due to this recent event, we would like to remind you of our Brexit dossier. It provides information on the possible impact of Brexit on European educational cooperation and scientific exchange. In addition to information from and about science and education policy, we also present news on the subject.

International Holocaust remembrance on 27 January

Mémorial de la Shoa, Paris - Foto einer Studierendengruppe der Pennsylvania State University
A group of students from Pennsylvania State University (USA) visits the Shoa Memorial in Paris (France)

Since 2005, the United Nations General Assembly has commemorated the victims of national socialism on 27 January, and held activities targeting Holocaust remembrance and education. Our dossier on Holocaust Education provides information on programmes and institutions worldwide that address this topic, links to teaching guides and resources as well as textbook analyses and other publications.

Country Dossiers

You can find webdossiers and further information sorted by country. Continents and regions can also be found in the alphabetical list (for example, find “Europe” under E). You can click on continents on the interactive world map. A list of countries belonging to this continent will appear.