Education Systems International
Country / region: Finland
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OECD: Migration. Integration policies and indicators.
Belgium; Denmark; Germany; France; Greece; Ireland; Iceland; Italy; Canada; Luxemburg; Netherlands; Norway; Austria; Portugal; Sweden; Switzerland; Spain; Turkey; United States; United Kingdom; Japan; Finland; Australia; New Zealand; Mexico; Czech Republic; Hungary; Poland; Slovak Republic; Chile; Slovenia; Israel; Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania; Colombia; Costa Rica; Republic of Korea
This page of the OECD contains current studies and analyses on issues relating to the integration of people with a migration background and refugees in the OECD countries. The topics include language training, recognition of educational qualifications, digital and social participation.
2 - Open Education und OER in Finnland - Interview von OERinfo
OERinfo talks to Ilmari Jauhiainen, Senior Planning Offices at the Ferderation of Finnish Learned Societies, about Open Education and OER in Finnland.
3 - Young European Research Universities Network (YERUN)
Europe; Germany; Italy; France; Spain; Sweden; Portugal; Netherlands; Finland; United Kingdom; Ireland; Denmark; Belgium
The network YERUN was founded in 2014 and has 18 member Universities in Europe. The criterion for membership was that the universities are not older than 50 years. They cooperate in the sector of education, EU policy, graduate employability and research. In 2018, seven member universities came together to form YUFE – Young Universities for the Future of Europe". YUFE wants [...]
4 - Education GPS (OECD): Finland
This interactive website is provided by the OECD. It can be used to compare Finland\'s results from different international educational assessments (PISA, TALIS, PIAAC ...) as well as Finland\'s educational statistics with that of the average OECD results or with the results of other countries. You can create graphs, tables and others, which can be exported as a pdf-document. [...]
5 - Planipolis - Education Plans and Policies: Finland
The database Planipolis provides official fulltext documents on educational policy and planning from UNESCO member states. For Finland you can find documents starting in the year 2000. Planipolis is provided by the UNESCO International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP). [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]
6 - Vamlas Foundation - learning and working opportunities for children and youths with disabilities (Vammaisten lasten ja nuorten tukisäätiö)
The English website only provides a short introduction to the work of the Foundation: "The Vamlas Foundation is the one of the oldest disability organizations in Finland, founded in 1889 by a teacher, Vera Hjelt. She and her colleagues wanted to promote learning and working opportunities of children and youth with disabilities and the Foundation first consisted of a school and [...]
7 - A Strong Basis for Inclusion and Equality. Finland\'s Disability Policy Programme VAMPO 2010-2015
Fulltext of the Finnish Disability Policy Programme 2010-2015, dealing with issues of inclusion and equality. The document was published in 2010 by the Finnish Ministry of Social Affairs and Health. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]
8 - National Council on Disability VANE (Valtakunnallinen vammaisneuvosto)
"The National Council on Disability VANE is a co-operative organ for authorities, disability organisations and organisations for relatives of disabled people. It closely follows the decision-making in the society, gives statements and promotes the real implementation of human rights of disabled people. The Council is working in close connection with the Finnish Ministry of [...]
9 - Inclusion Finland KVTL (The Finnish Association for Persons with Intellectual Disabilities - Kehitysvammaisten Tukiliitto ry)
The English website of this Finnish Association for Persons with Intellectual Disabilities provides a short overview ovr its activities as well as over two of their special programmes. The Finnish website provides information on legal advice, family and work, courses and training, media, events and more. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]
10 - Association for Swedish-speaking persons with intellectual disability in Finland (Förbundet De Utvecklingsstördas Väl - FDUV)
Website of an Association for Swedish-speaking persons with intellectual disability in Finland. The English and Finnisch version only give a short overview over the work of the association. The Swedish version provides information on news, projects, events, ressources, links and more. The association furthermore has a project in Kenya with people with intellectual disabilities [...]
11 - Inclusive special education: the role of special education teachers in Finland (2009)
Article by Marjatta Takala, Raija Pirttimaa and Minna Törmänen, published in: British Journal of Special Education 36 (3) 2009. The article is based on a questionnaire sent to 133 special education teachers teaching in inclusive settings in mainstream education in Finland. The study describes their daily work and the problems they are confronted with. [Abstract: Editors of [...]
12 - Development of inclusion - Finland
Summary of the development and current situation in the field of inclusion in Finland (1990ies to 2012). The summary is provided by the European Agency for Special Needs an Inclusive Education. The article was last modified on December 18, 2012. Please note that the original website is offline. Hence, the link provided here leads you to the webarchive and is a copy of [...]
Report on e-learning in European prisons -
Concepts, organisation, pedagogical
approaches in prison education
Europe; Austria; Belgium; Finland; Germany; Netherlands; Norway; Spain; Sweden; United Kingdom
An overview of national and regional strategies in the given countries concerning the use of e-learning in prisons, published within the framework of the LICOS project (Learning Infrastructures for Correctional Services), funded by the EU.
14 - Education System in Finland (Ministry of Education and Culture)
The Ministry of Education and Culture of Finland provides information on the Finnish education system. On the right hand side, you will also find a diagramme explaining the education system in German, French and English. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]
15 - The Finnish Union of University Professors / Professoriliitto
The website of the Finnish Union of University Professors provides information on its goals and its work, on the profession of a professor (public image of the professor,
Legislation, Ethical guidelines, Professor of the Year
Directory of Professors - acessible only to members, History of the Development of Professorship in Finland), on working conditions and on union [...]
16 - National Union of University Students in Finland (SYL) / Suomen ylioppilaskuntien liitto
Finland; Sweden; Denmark; Norway; Estonia; Lithuania; Latvia; Iceland
SYL as founded in 1921 and is the National Union of University Students in Finland. The website provides information on goals and activities of SYL, including development cooperation, educational and social politics. SYL also publishes a newsletter ("Trending"), and participates in NOM, a regional organisation bringing together the student organisations of Nordic and Baltic [...]
17 - Teacher Student Union of Finland (SOOL) / Suomen Opettajaksi Opiskelevien Liitto
SOOL is "a national umbrella organization of all teacher students in Finland". The English summary of the website provides information on goals and activities of SOOL, as well as basic information on Finnish teacher education and the education system. Furthermore, you will find a pdf document in English on "Goals for teacher education 2013-2016". [Abstract: Editors of [...]
18 - The Union for University Teachers and Researchers in Finland (YLL)
In contrast to FUURT (Finnish Union of University Researchers and Teachers), YLL "is a trade union for all teaching staff at the non-professorial level, whether tenured or untenured." The English summary of the website provides information on tasks and activities of YLL. YLL is part of the OAJ - Trade Union of Education in Finland. Together with FUURT and the "Finnish Union [...]
19 - Bildung und Forschung: Finnland (BMBF / Kooperation International)
The website which is provided by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), provides a broad overview of research and education in Finland, including information on statistics, educational reports, policy or international cooperations. Additionally, you will find basic country data.
[Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]
20 - Local authorities: Education, Culture and Well-being
While the central goverment and the Ministry of Education and Culture provide a general frame for education in Finland in termes of legislation etc., the local authorities provide the services to their population. Educational services are summed up under the category "Education, Culture and Well-being". The website provides detailed information about the local authorities [...]
21 - Finnish Union of University Researchers and Teachers (FUURT)
FUURT ist the Finnish Union for University Researchers and Teachers, also including "library personnel and other academic experts". The website provides ample information on the FUURT\'s activities, as well as on everything you need to know when working at a Finnish university. The union also has a special group for international researchers working in Finland. Together with [...]
Sosiaalipedagogiikka / Suomen sosiaalipedagoginen seura ry (Social Pedagogy / Finnish Society for Social Pedagogy)
Unfortunately, the Finnish Society for Social Pedagogy doesn\'t have an English website. On its Finnish website, it informs about the society\'s activity, like organising conferences and seminars, supporting a youth network, awarding a prize for PhD theses. The site also provides information on sociopedagogical studies and research in Finland.[Abstract: Editors of Education [...]
23 - Finnish Society for the History of Education / Suomen kasvatuksen ja koulutuksen historian seura
"The Finnish Society for the History of Education is a science association that was founded in 1935. The society promotes historical research concerning education and training and supports interests in such in Finland.
The society publishes the peer-reviewed journal, Kasvatus & Aika (Education & Time), which is published quarterly [under "Julkaisut" in the Finnish version [...]
24 - Finnish Educational Research Association (FERA) / Suomen kasvatustieteellinen seura
The Finnish Educational Research Association is in charge of organising the annual conference of Finnish researchers in education, of the association\'s publications and of the special interest groups inside the association. The website hence provides information on conferences, the subjects of the special interest groups as well as English abstracts of the articles in the [...]
25 - OAJ - Trade Union of Education in Finland (Opetusalan Ammattijärjestö)
The OAJ has more than 120,000 members, ranging from teachers in early childhood education to lecturers in universities. The website provides information about the work of OAJ, the Finnish education system, teacher education, ethical principles of the profession and more.
[Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]
26 - Finland and PISA
This website provided by the Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture lists the Finnish results of all PISA-Studies since the year 2000. Furthermore, you will find a short summary of the reasons generally put forward for explaning Finland\'s ongoing success in doing the PISA Test. For more detailed information on the most recent PISA Study, plaese visit the website of the [...]
27 - Higher Education Group (HEG) - School of Management, University of Tampere
"The Higher Education Group (HEG) is a unit focusing on higher education research and teaching at the University of Tampere, School of Management. (...) Research in HEG is concentrated on the topics of higher education management and finance." The website provides information on study programmes, research projects, cooperations and publications (including dissertations, mostly [...]
28 - Strong Performers and Successful Reformers in Education: Finland
"A video series profiling policies and practices of education systems that demonstrate high or improving performance in the PISA tests."
"This series of videos has been produced jointly by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the Pearson Foundation to present initiatives being taken by education authorities around the world to help improve [...]
29 - Finnish Institute for Educational Research (FIER)
The Finnish Institute for Educational Research (FIER) is a multidisciplinary centre of educational research based at the University of Jyväskylä. It is one of the most important centres for educational research in Finland, receiving nearly half of its budget from the Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture and the European Commission. Amongst others, it is in charge of the [...]
30 - Finnish (University) Institutes and Centres related to Education and Educational Research
This page provides a list of Finnish (university) institutes and centres that are related to evaluation in education, but also to teaching and educational research. Amongst others, it lists faculties and school of education of important Finnish universities, as well as professional associations, lobby organisations, unions and others. The list is provided by the Finnish [...]
31 - Universities and University Networks
The Ministry of Education and Culture provides a list of Finnish universities with links to their homepages. Unfortunately, the university consortia are not listed under "University Centres and University Networks". Please take a look at the Finnish or Swedish version to have a list with links to websites of the consortia. All of them also have an English website. [Abstract: [...]
32 - Finnish Education Evaluation Council
Finnish Education Evaluation Council is in charge of the evaluation of Finnish primary, secondary, vocational and adult education. The information on its English website was last updated in 2012. Under "publications", you can find short English abstracts of the evaluations carried out so far. Furthermore, you can find information on projects run in the different education [...]
33 - Country Dossiers: Finland - International Bureau of Education (Unesco)
The country dossier for Finland, compiled by the International Bureau of Education of the Unesco (IBE), provides information on statistics (from the World Data on Education - WDE), national education reports, education plans and policies, a bibliography (partly with fulltexts) and links to other sources. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]
34 - Finnish Education Evaluation Centre (FINEEC)
"FINEEC started its operations on 1 May 2014. It was formed by combining the evaluation activities of the Finnish Higher Education Evaluation Council, the Finnish Education Evaluation Council and the Finnish National Board of Education. (...) [FINEEC] is an independent government agency responsible for the evaluation of education [in Finland]". The website is divided into the [...]
35 - Unesco Institute of Statistics: Finland
The Unesco Institute for Statistics (UIS) provides the most recent basic data on education in Finland. You will find information on the following issues:
* General information
* Education System
* Participation in education
* Progression and completion in education
* Education expenditures
* Illiterate population
* Literacy Rate
Furthermore you will find extra [...]
36 - OECD Directorate for Education and Skills: Finland
The OECD publishes their educational news from and on a specific country in this section. You will also find publication announcements like e.g. "Education at a Glance", and other studies and reports. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]
37 - Findicator: Education
The official Finnish statistics agency provides information on indicators for different sectors in Finland. You can find 7 educational indicators:
* 20-29-year-olds without post-comprehensive level educational qualification
* Educational structure of population
* Entrance to education
* Progress of studies
* Recipients of financial [...]
anabin - Information about the Finnish Education System
This site provides short summaries of the Finnish school, university and marking system as well as on certificates and degrees. Most of the information is written in English."anabin" is an information database of the German Conference of Ministers of Education - Central Office for Foreign Education (Kultusministerkonferenz - Zentralstelle für ausländisches Bildungswesen - [...]
39 - DAAD Länderinformationen: Finnland
The website of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) provides ample information on academic exchange and cooperation with Finland. Information only available in German. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]
Education at a Glance 2014: Country note Finland
The OECD study \'Education at a Glance\' presents annual data on education systems in Europe. The country notes give overviews of relevant findings for each country, in the case of Finland highlighting the improvement of teacher education.
Education Policy Outlook Highlights: Finland
The educational policy outlook provides data-based information on current trends in education in Finland, focusing on policy measures to support learners and improve the quality of teaching alnd learning.
42 - Child Well-being Research related websites
Belgium; Denmark; Germany; France; Greece; Ireland; Iceland; Italy; Canada; Luxemburg; Netherlands; Norway; Austria; Portugal; Sweden; Switzerland; Spain; Turkey; United States; United Kingdom; Japan; Finland; Australia; New Zealand; Mexico; Czech Republic; Republic of Korea; Hungary; Poland; Slovak Republic; Chile; Slovenia; Israel; Estonia
This OECD-website lists international websites related to child well-being research. It differentiates between international organisations, european organisations, non-profit-organisations international research projects, ministries, governmental facilities, statistics agencies and universities.
43 - Bologna Process - Members\' National Reports
Albania; Andorra; Armenia; Austria; Azerbaijan; Belgium; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria; Croatia; Cyprus; Czech Republic; Denmark; Estonia; Finland; France; Georgia; Germany; Greece; Vatican City; Hungary; Iceland; Ireland; Italy; Kazakhstan; Latvia; Liechtenstein; Lithuania; Luxemburg; Malta; Moldova; Montenegro; Netherlands; Norway; Poland; Portugal; Romania; Russian Federation; Serbia; Slovak Republic; Slovenia; Spain; Sweden; Switzerland; Macedonia, The former Yugoslav Republic; Turkey; Ukraine; United Kingdom; England; Northern Ireland; Scotland; Wales
This website is run by the "European Higher Education Area" and provides national reports on the status of the Bologna Process since 2003 from about 50 European countries. You can find the latest report at the top of the page of each member country. Older reports can be found at the bottom of the page in the menu bar on the right (under "related documents").[Abstract: Editors [...]
44 - European Network in Intergenerational Learning (ENIL)
Europe; Austria; Belgium; Bulgaria; Cyprus; Czech Republic; Denmark; Finland; France; Germany; Ireland; Italy; Lithuania; Malta; Norway; Poland; Romania; Slovenia; Spain; United Kingdom
The main aims of the Network are: to promote Intergenerational Learning (IGL) by bringing together practitioners throughout Europe; to facilitate the exchange of ideas, expertise and effective practice by establishing channels of communication; to create support structures for influencing policy through research, dissemination and advocacy.
45 - Search for OER on many platforms (Creative Commons)
international; Argentina; Australia; Brazil; Canada; Chile; Colombia; Czech Republic; Finland; India; Italy; Italy; Netherlands; New Zealand; Norway; Poland; South Africa, Republic; Republic of Korea; Africa South of the Sahara; United Kingdom; United States
The Creative Commons Website provides a long list of websites where you can search for OER. For each platform, you will find an explanation where and how to search for OER. The platforms are sorted by resource types, for example search for photos, images, audio, video, search for educational content, for tutorials, webinars and much more. [Abstract: Editors of Education [...]
46 - Country Reports on Adult Education in Europe
Austria; Bulgaria; Croatia; Denmark; Estonia; Finland; France; Germany; Greece; Hungary; Ireland; Italy; Latvia; Lithuania; Netherlands; Norway; Poland; Portugal; Romania; Serbia; Slovak Republic; Slovenia; Spain; Sweden; Switzerland; Turkey; Europe; Czech Republic; Russian Federation
The website provides short reports in English about the situation of Adult Education and Lifelong Learning for each of the member countries of the European Association for the Education of Adults (EAEA). The reports are structured as follows:
Politics and Law
Future trends/key concerns/directions
Key Providers/Main [...]
47 - Schulsysteme und informatische Bildung
im internationalen Vergleich
Switzerland; Germany; Austria; Poland; France; Portugal; Hungary; Estonia; Lithuania; Finland; Japan; New Zealand; Philippines
In 2007, the TU Dresden finished a comparative analysis of the school systems and informatics education within 13 different European and international countries. The research intended to create the basics for an overview on informatics education concentrating on primary and secondary schools all over the world by neglecting the fields of higher education and preschool.
Finland - Informatics Education
In 2007, the TU Dresden finished a comparative analysis of the school systems and informatics education within 13 different European and international countries. The research intended to create the basics for an overview on informatics education concentrating on primary and secondary schools all over the world by neglecting the fields of higher education and preschool. This [...]
Academy of Finland
The Academy of Finland’s mission is to finance high-quality scientific research, act as a science and science policy expert, and strengthen the position of science and research.
The Academy works to contribute to the renewal, diversification and increasing internationalisation of Finnish research. Its operation covers the full spectrum of scientific disciplines.
50 - Governance of Educational Trajectories in Europe (GOETE)
Europe; Germany; Finland; France; Italy; Netherlands; Poland; Slovenia; United Kingdom
The GOETE project is concerned with understanding how education systems deal with the changing relation between education and social integration in the knowledge society. It analyses young people’s educational trajectories in Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Slovenia and the UK. Applying a life course perspective it asks how young people’s access to [...]
51 - The Nordic Council of Ministers for Education and Research (MR-U)
Denmark; Sweden; Finland; Norway; Iceland; Greenland; Faroe Islands; Northern Europe
Nordic inter-governmental co-operation on research and education is headed up by the education and research ministers, who make up the MR-U. The role of the Nordic Council of Ministers for Education and Research is to help ensure that the Nordic Region retains a leading position as a knowledge and skills region. Nordic co-operation involves Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway [...]
52 - Finnish Folk High School Association
The finnish Folk High School Association supervises the educational policy, works on the networking of folk high school and on their development and improvement, ensures international cooperation and publishes the Kansanopisto magazine (available only in Finnish). There is a search function for short and long courses as well as for folk high schools in Finland. The link "Folk [...]
53 - The Finnish Association of Adult Education Centres
Kansalaisopistojen liitto KoL - Medborgarinstituternas förbund MiF ry acts as an umbrella organisation for 207 adult education centres in Finland.
It represents the associations in negotiations with decision-makers in order to improve facilities for adult education and learning. KoL also carries out training programmes and projects for the staff of adult education [...]
54 - The Finnish National Board of Education (FNBE)
The Finnish National Board of Education (FNBE) is the national agency subordinate to the Ministry of Education. The FNBE has a wide range of tasks related to the development of education all through pre-primary and basic education, general upper secondary education, vocational education and training, formal adult education and training, liberal adult education (incl. folk high [...]
55 - Cross-Disciplinary Initiative for Collaborative Efforts of Research on Learning [CICERO Learning]
CICERO Learning is a network for researchers and research groups on learning. The primary members of the network are based in different universities and research institutes in Finland. The network builds co-operation with research groups and units around the world. CICERO Learning network was established in 2005, and is coordinated by the University of Helsinki, Finland.
Finnish Institute for Educational Research
The Finnish Institute for Educational Research (FIER), established in 1968, is a multidisciplinary centre for educational research based at the University of Jyväskylä, Finland. It is the home of PISA studies in Finland.
Centre for Educational Assessment
The Centre for Educational Assessment is a research centre of the Faculty of Behavioural Sciences at the University of Helsinki in Finland. The Centre carries out assessment of education, particularly of "learning-to-learn", which means the general preparedness to learn that develops together with the knowledge of different subjects. Besides its own research and educational [...]
58 - Finlex - Finnish legislation database
Access to six databases collecting legal documents, including Finnish acts of parliament, and English language translations as far as they exist. The databases can be searched by using English terms, i.e. "education".
59 - Centre for International Mobility/Nationale Agentur - Europa, allgemeine und berufliche Bildung
National agency for coordinating information and advice regarding projects within the EU programme for Lifelong Lerning (2007-2013). The English language website also provides information for young people interested in exchange programmes and studying in Finland.
60 - European Schoolnet
Europe; Germany; France; Netherlands; Belgium; Austria; Finland; Greece; Denmark; Ireland; Iceland; Israel; Italy; Lithuania; Malta; Czech Republic; Sweden; Switzerland; Spain; Hungary; United Kingdom; Cyprus; Estonia; Georgia; Latvia; Luxemburg; Norway; Poland; Portugal; Romania; Slovenia; Spain; Turkey
Founded in 1997, European Schoolnet is the network of 31 European Ministries of Education, based in Brussels. Its main goal is to support the use of and training in Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) at school and in education. It therefore provides various country intersectional projects and initiatives of ICT-based learning and teaching methods and promotes [...]
61 - Kooperation International: Länderübersicht
international; Denmark; Estonia; Finland; France; United Kingdom; Italy; Latvia; Lithuania; Netherlands; Norway; Poland; Russian Federation; Sweden; Serbia; Turkey; Ukraine; Argentina; Brazil; Chile; Canada; Mexico; United States; Egypt; South Africa, Republic; Jordan; China; India; Indonesia; Japan; Vietnam; Australia; New Zealand; Republic of Korea; Ukraine; Serbia; Colombia; Algeria; Tunisia; Kenya; Senegal; Israel; Singapore; Malaysia; Vietnam; Thailand
The Federal Ministry of Education and Research in Germany (BMBF) links information on countries and multilateral organisations on this site, with a focus on education and research from an international perspective. Available only in German.
62 - New Opportunities for Research Funding Agency Co-operation in Europe
Europe; Austria; Canada; Denmark; Estonia; Finland; France; Germany; Iceland; Ireland; Netherlands; Norway; Poland; Portugal; Slovenia; Sweden; United Kingdom
NORFACE - New Opportunities for Research Funding Co-operation in Europe - is a partnership between 18 research councils to increase co-operation in research and research policy in Europe. The fifteen partners involved are the research councils for the social sciences from Austria, Canada, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, The Netherlands, Norway, [...]
63 - Opintoluotsi.fi - One-stop access to education information in Finland
The portal by the Ministry of Education provides information about studies taught in English. This site contiains useful information about: the Finnish Education System; Studies offered in English; Finnish and Swedish studies. Further more it offers a link directory on education, living and working in Finland.
64 - Palmenia Centre for Continuing Education
The Palmenia Centre for Continuing Education is an independent institute of the University of Helsinki. It provides continuing education, development research and development services, conference services and publishing. It is involved in many international networks and international development projects. Palmenia Centre operates at 8 locations in southern Finland, with its [...]
Information on education systems and policies in Europe [EURYDICE]
Belgium; Bulgaria; Denmark; Germany; England; Estonia; Finland; France; Greece; Ireland; Iceland; Italy; Latvia; Liechtenstein; Lithuania; Luxemburg; Malta; Netherlands; Northern Ireland; Norway; Austria; Poland; Portugal; Romania; Scotland; Sweden; Slovak Republic; Slovenia; Spain; Czech Republic; Turkey; Hungary; United Kingdom; Wales; Cyprus; Europe
The information network on education in Europe, Eurydice has since 1980 been one of the strategic mechanisms established by the European Commission and Member States to boost cooperation, by improving understanding of systems and policies. Eurydice is an institutional network for gathering, monitoring, processing and circulating reliable and readily comparable information on [...]
DAAD worldwide - Country Information
Europe; international; Albania; Andorra; Belarus; Belgium; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria; Denmark; Estonia; Finland; France; Georgia; Greece; Ireland; Iceland; Italy; Kosovo; Croatia; Latvia; Liechtenstein; Lithuania; Luxemburg; Malta; Macedonia, The former Yugoslav Republic; Moldova; Monaco; Montenegro; Netherlands; Norway; Austria; Poland; Portugal; Romania; Russian Federation; San Marino; Sweden; Switzerland; Serbia; Slovak Republic; Slovenia; Spain; Czech Republic; Turkey; Ukraine; Hungary; Vatican City; United Kingdom; Cyprus
Currently country informations for applicants to study abroad in a European country are only available in German. In order to get this service you have to choose a specific country. At the country page you will find the address of the regional bureau of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), cultural and educational information, a link list as well as information about [...]
67 - World Wide Colleges and Universities - Europe
Europe; international; Albania; Andorra; Austria; Belarus; Belgium; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Croatia; Bulgaria; Cyprus; Czech Republic; Denmark; Estonia; Faroe Islands; Finland; France; Germany; Greece; Greenland; Hungary; Iceland; Ireland; Italy; Latvia; Liechtenstein; Lithuania; Luxemburg; Macedonia, The former Yugoslav Republic; Moldova; Monaco; Netherlands; Norway; Poland; Portugal; Romania; San Marino; Slovak Republic; Slovenia; Spain; Sweden; Switzerland; Russian Federation; Ukraine; United Kingdom; Vatican City; Turkey; Malta
This web site is a resource of the Center for Global Education. The site provides web links to colleges and universities in Europe. Along with links to the home language home pages, the site also provides direct links to an English Language Home Page and the Website of the International Relations Office. Through connection to resources like the International Association of [...]
68 - International Human Development Indicators - Country Profiles
international; Afghanistan; Albania; Algeria; Andorra; Angola; Antigua and Barbuda; Argentina; Armenia; Australia; Azerbaijan; Bahamas; Bahrain; Bangladesh; Barbados; Belarus; Belgium; Belize; Benin; Bhutan; Bolivia; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Botswana; Brazil; Brunei Darussalam; Bulgaria; Burkina Faso; Burundi; Cambodia; Cameroon; Canada; Cape Verde; Central African Republic; Chad; Chile; China; Colombia; Comoros; Congo; Congo, Democratic Republic of; Costa Rica; Ivory Coast; Croatia; Cuba; Cyprus; Czech Republic; Denmark; Djibouti; Dominica; Dominican Republic; Ecuador; Egypt; El Salvador; Equatorial Guinea; Eritrea; Estonia; Ethiopia; Fiji; Finland; France; Gabon; Gambia; Georgia; Germany; Ghana; Greece; Grenada; Guatemala; Guinea; Guinea-Bissau; Guyana; Haiti; Honduras; Hong Kong; Hungary; Iceland; India; Indonesia; Iran; Iraq; Ireland; Israel; Italy; Jamaica; Japan; Jordan; Kazakhstan; Kenya; Kiribati; Korea, Democratic Peoples Republic; Republic of Korea; Kuwait; Kyrgyzstan; Laos; Latvia; Lebanon; Lesotho; Liberia; Libya; Liechtenstein; Lithuania; Luxemburg; Macedonia, The former Yugoslav Republic; Madagascar; Malawi; Malaysia; Maldives; Mali; Malta; Marshall Islands; Mauritania; Mauritius; Mexico; Mexico; Micronesia; Moldova; Monaco; Mongolia; Morocco; Mozambique; Montenegro; Myanmar; Namibia; Nauru; Nepal; Netherlands; New Zealand; Nicaragua; Niger; Nigeria; Norway; Palestinian Autonomous Areas; Oman; Pakistan; Palau; Panama; Papua New Guinea; Paraguay; Peru; Philippines; Poland; Portugal; Qatar; Romania; Russian Federation; Rwanda; Saint Kitts and Nevis; Saint Lucia; Saint Vincent and the Grenadines; Samoa; San Marino; Sao Tome and Principe; Saudi Arabia; Senegal; Serbia; Seychelles; Sierre Leone; Singapore; Slovak Republic; Slovenia; Solomon Islands; Somalia; South Africa, Republic; Spain; Sri Lanka; Sudan; Suriname; Swaziland; Eswatini; Sweden; Switzerland; Syria; Tajikistan; Tanzania; Thailand; Timor-Leste; Togo; Tonga; Trinidad and Tobago; Tunisia; Turkey; Turkmenistan; Tuvalu; Uganda; Ukraine; United Arab Emirates; United Kingdom; United States; Uruguay; Uzebekistan; Vanuatu; Venezuela; Vietnam; Yemen; Zambia; Zimbabwe
This page provides a country list with fact sheets on the Human Development Index (HDI). The index focuses on three measurable dimensions of human development: health, education and standard of living. The fact sheets are enriched by statistical comparable data on life expectancy, school enrolment, literacy, illiteracy rate, income and promotion of women and thereby allows a [...]
69 - enic-naric.net - gateway to recognition of academic and professional qualifications
international; Albania; Andorra; Armenia; Australia; Austria; Azerbaijan; Belarus; Belgium; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria; Canada; Croatia; Cyprus; Czech Republic; Denmark; Estonia; Finland; France; Macedonia, The former Yugoslav Republic; Georgia; Germany; Greece; Vatican City; Hungary; Iceland; Ireland; Israel; Italy; Lithuania; Latvia; Liechtenstein; Luxemburg; Malta; Monaco; Montenegro; Netherlands; New Zealand; Norway; Poland; Portugal; Romania; Russian Federation; San Marino; Serbia; Slovak Republic; Slovenia; Moldova; Spain; Sweden; Switzerland; Turkey; Ukraine; United Kingdom; United States; Europe
The European gateway to recognition of academic and professional qualifications offers national profiles according to the following structure: National Information Centres, National education bodies, System of education, University education, Quality assurance, Post-secondary non-university education, Recognized higher education institutions, Policies and procedures for the [...]
70 - TEKES - The National Technology Agency
Tekes, finances research and development (R&D) projects of companies and universities in Finland. Information on technology programmes ( subject search possible) , national and international co-operations. Publications to download.
71 - Information Archive - Government Finland
Legal information, resolutions or statements of the Finnish government, e. g. in the field of education can be searched here (documents, speeches and press releases sorted by years/months/days.).
72 - Kansanvalistusseura - KVS Foundation
KVS Foundation, was founded in 1874. It is the oldest adult education organisation in Finlan. Publications e.g.: the Adult Education Yearbook; The Finnish quarterly Aikuiskasvatus (Adult Education); LLinE - Lifelong Learning in Europe, published in English (here link to archived volumes since 2000 [index only]).
73 - The Research Institute for the Languages of Finland
The Institute is a linguistic research institute of the Finnish State. Finnish, Swedish, the Saami languages, Romani and the Finnish sign language are studied here. Extensive library and comprehensive linguistic archives. Databases only to be researched in Finnish language.
74 - Institute of Migration
The Institute of Migration was founded in 1974, and has its headquarters in Turku. Main tasks are documentation of research material relating to international and internal migration; to carry out migration research, and to develop co-operation between the universities and special organizations related to migration, both within Finland and abroad. Online search in Finnish in [...]
75 - Statistics Finland: Education
The official Finnish statistics agency provides statistics on all sectors of education in Finland. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]
76 - An International Strategy for Higher Education (2001)
In this report, the need to strengthen the international activities of institutions of higher education is justified by both the new challenges arising from the international operating environment and the need for domestic development. It provides a review of the present situation with respect to the international operations of institution of higher education and assesses the [...]
University of Helsinki - Digital Theses (E-thesis)
A service provided by the Helsinki University Library together with the Helsinki University Press and the faculties of the university. The site contains doctoral dissertations and master\'s and licentiate\'s theses from the university of Helsinki with several search facilities. All E-thesis publications are freely accessible via the Internet and available as a PDF file (some [...]
Denmark; Finland; Faroe Islands; Greenland; Iceland; Norway; Sweden; Northern Europe
Valhalla is the Nordic Council of Ministers´ portal for children and youth culture in all the Nordic countries. Valhalla´s objectives are: to give information about children and youth culture in the Nordic countries, to give information about national activities with a common Nordic relevance, to share ideas and experience with all those working with children, youth and [...]
Nordic Child Culture Research
Norway; Sweden; Denmark; Finland; Iceland; Northern Europe
BIN-Norden is a Nordic research network based on humanistic, cultural-historical and aesthetical studies. It is a continuation of previous Nordic network and Nordic collaboration since the 70s. Originally, focus was on literature and new media for children, children\'s folklore and their oral expressions; now all humanistic studies based on a cultural-historic, [...]
Nordic Council: Children and Young Adults
Northern Europe; Norway; Sweden; Denmark; Iceland; Finland; Faroe Islands; Greenland
Information on the section ´children and young adults´ from the Nordic Council. The objective of the work with children and young people in the Nordic region is to create good living conditions and improve their opportunity for influence. The efforts are based on shared fundamental values such as justice, equality, democracy, openness and commitment.
Nordic/Baltic Union Catalogue of Serials (NOSP)
Norway; Iceland; Denmark; Sweden; Finland; Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania; Faroe Islands; Northern Europe
NOSP contains references to serials available in Nordic and Baltic libraries. Article copies may be requested from the holding libraries via the online ordering service.
NOSP covers all subject areas. The main emphasis is, however, on natural science, medicine and social science.
NOSP has been existing since 1977 and is based on a co-operation between national union [...]
Finnish Youth Co-Operation - Allianssi
Allianssi is an umbrella organisation for Finnish youth organisations offering educational services to local youth workers and organisations. It runs a Youth Policy Library (the collection contains some 13 000 publications and 200 volumes of journals and reviews) and maintains a Youth Info House (web service). Allianssi publishes the youth research magazine [...]
83 - Helsinki University Knowledge Database -
The research project database 'TUHTI' includes information on more than 2000 research projects at the University of Helsinki. Fast search and advanced search forms are available or search can be done via the project index, projects by department or subject search. The output menu presents the resources with an abstract in English, keywords, a link to seperate project sites [...]
84 - Väestöliitto - The Family Federation of Finland
Väestöliitto is a non-governmental organisation working for the welfare of families. It was founded in 1941 and has 25 member organisations. The main objective is to produce services and do research for the private and public sector. The federation co-operates with various international organisations. On the homepage access to information on departments, education, [...]
85 - Finnish Association for research in Technology Education (FATE)
The association is founded in 1996 for promoting development and research of Technology Education in Finland. On the website presentation of the organisation and their activities. Comprehensive link list to resources of technology in education.
Finnish Adult Education Association (FAEA)
Founded in 1969, FAEA is an umbrella organisation for liberal adult education in Finland. Its member organisations are the Association of Adult Education Centres, the Finnish Folk High School Association, eleven liberal organisations working in the field of adult education which maintain Finland\'s eleven study circle centres, the KVS foundation and the Swedish-speaking [...]
The Finnish Youth Research Society
The Society\'s primary objective is to offer a forum for cooperation between youth researchers and other people who are interested in questions concerning young people. Jointly with Finnish Youth Cooperation \'Allianssi\' it publishes a quarterly entitled \'Nuorisotutkimus\' (Youth Research), which reviews youth research of specific themes. A register of youth researchers, [...]
88 - NORDUnet Nordic Infrastructure for Research and Education
Northern Europe; Denmark; Finland; Iceland; Norway; Sweden
NORDUnet is a joint collaboration by the 5 Nordic National Research and Education Networks in Denmark (Forskningsnettet), Finland (Funet), Iceland (RHnet), Norway (Uninett) and Sweden (SUNET) and operates a world-class Nordic and International network and eInfrastructure service for the Nordic research and educational community.
89 - The Arla Institute
The Arla Institute is a vocational training and development centre focused on vocational rehabilitation and training for visually impaired and deafblind people. (Virtual) studies, courses and projects are presented on the website. Articles are available in HTML format. A comprehensive linklist to Finnish Special Education sites.
90 - Die ersten Drei: Die Bildungssysteme der ´Klassensieger´ der PISA-Studie ´Leseleistung´ (TiBi Nr. 1 - Dezember 2001)
Finland; Republic of Korea; Canada
This volume is dedicated to an analysis of the school systems of the top three PISA participants with special focus on their characteristics that influenced the PISA results in the authors\' opinion. "Trends in Bildung international" - TiBi (trends in education international) is a product from the German Institute of International Educational Research. Including DIPF\'s [...]
91 - Finnen Weltmeister im Lesen.
This fulltext, published by Leena Ikonen at the University of Helsinki, illuminates against the background of the OECD-PISA study how Finland itself discusses the success of reading in international comparison. (link to the on-line magazine "Universitas Helsingiensis").
City of Helsinki - Education Department
This website provides useful information about the education services maintained by Eudcation Department of the City of Helsinki and about the Finnish education system. It offers a broad range of links to websites of other education services providers.
93 - Open university in Finland
This shared web site contains information on all open university studies organized in Finland, who have the aim to be open for all, regardless of age and educational background. In addition to the course database ( detailed database with linklist to projects and studies), this service gives information about the basic ideas of open university and offers student guidance [...]
94 - Research.fi-The Finnish science and technology information service.
esearch.fi contains key statistics and other data on Finnish science and technology. There are also links for more in-depth information: statistical and other publications, documents and databases. This service is jointly maintained and developed by: Ministry of Trade and Industry; Ministry of Education; Academy of Finland; National Technology Agency (Tekes); Science and [...]
95 - Das Grundgesetz Finnlands (Fassung März 2000).
The new Constitution of Finland entered into force on 1 March 2000. This web site contains information on the new Constitution under the heading the constiution in full-text version and the development of constitutional law in Finland under the: The Finnish System of Government . The Constitution of Finland is available in English translation, as well as in a number of other [...]
96 - University of Helsinki: Research.
The University of Helsinki is Finland's most multidisciplinary higher education institution. The page: 'Research' provides a short abstract about research at the university, a linklist to the research project database, publication database and expert database. Addresses and links to obtain more information on research services (e.g. financing) are available as well as links to [...]
97 - FINNBASE.
The Finnish knowledge base (Finnbase) is intended to inform the debate in Finland on how to improve the standing and quality of vocational education. It is a knowledge base on Finnish and European experience in the field of enhancing the attractiveness of vocational education. The Finnbase is envisaged as a tool for accompanying ongoing research and for facilitating continuous [...]
98 - Confederation of Unions for Academic Professionals in Finland (AKAVA)
AKAVA - the Confederation of Unions for Academic Professionals in Finland - is a trade union formed by 32 affiliates and with about 400 000 members and with 80% unionization rate. The website provides information: about AKAVA and a list of the 32 affiliates ( without links) , useful general information about trade unions in Finland, about Finnish trade union work in the EU and [...]
99 - Arene - Rectors\' Conference of Finnish Universities of Applied Sciences / Arene - Ammattikorkeakoulujen rehtorineuvosto
The purpose of the Rectors\' Conference of Finnish Polytechnics ARENE is to develop an internationally first-class system of polytechnics. ARENE, located in Helsinki, approves recommendations and declarations and issues statements. Linklists of all Finnish Polytechnics, to Education Ministeries and Organisations as well as to sources about Finland in general are published.
The Finnish Institute for Educational Research (KTL - University of Jyväskylä)
The Institute for Educational Research (KTL), a national centre for educational research is a multidisciplinary research institute based at the University of Jyväskylä, established in 1968. The national task of the KTL is investigating, assessing and developing the Finnish educational system and school culture. The institute\' s website navigation leads to: introduction, [...]
The Finnish Matriculation Examination
This webpage belongs to the Matriculation Board and works under the Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture. It provides useful information about the Finnish "Matriculation Examination". Information can be obtained in the following fields: Compulsary and optional tests, levels and descriptions of tests, retaking test and the Matriculation Examination Certificate (levels and [...]
102 - Education System (Finnish National Board of Education)
The Finnish National Board of Education offers comprehensive information about the Finnish Education System. The detailed description from preschool up to adult education provides a broad overview of the Finnish system as well as of Finnish education policy. Detailed information, statistics and other sources can be obtained through further links. [Abstract: Editors of [...]
103 - Education and Research 2003-2008. Development Plan
The development plan is based on the education and science policy objectives set in the Finnish Government\'s strategy document. The point of departure in the development plan is to ensure that basic security in education is realised. The aim is to prevent exclusion and to intervene at the earliest possible stage in risk factors, thereby realising basic security in education [...]
104 - Country information (European Agency for Special Needs Education)
Europe; Austria; Belgium; Cyprus; Czech Republic; Denmark; Estonia; Finland; France; Germany; Greece; Hungary; Iceland; Ireland; Italy; Latvia; Lithuania; Luxemburg; Malta; Netherlands; Norway; Poland; Portugal; Slovenia; Spain; Sweden; Switzerland; United Kingdom; England; Scotland; Wales
The European Agency for Development in Special Needs Education provides national overviews of special needs education in numerous European countries. The information includes the following topics: legal system, financing, identification of special educational needs, special needs education within the education system, teacher training, - basic and specialist teacher training, [...]
105 - Centre for International Mobility (CIMO)
This website of CIMO provides information for all those who are interested to study or getting training in Finland.- The Centre for International Mobility, CIMO, offers services and expertise to encourage cross-cultural communication. CIMO administeres scholarship and exchange programmes and is responsible for the implementation of a number of EU education, training and youth [...]
106 - Research Unit for the Sociology of Education (RUSE)
RUSE is the only institution in Finland specialising in research of the sociology of education and educational policy. It does international comparative research in the field of sociology of education and has established in 1998 the European Postgraduate Network together with eight European countries. The homepage provides information about research areas and projects, [...]
107 - Edu.fi – Das Lehrernetzwerk / Edu.fi - opettajan verkkopalvelu
EDU-fi is a service maintained by the National Board of Education in Finland. It gives information on education and training in Finland, on ongoing development, school projects and provides resources for teaching and learning. The homepage shows a) navigation areas providing full texts about news, a database of schools and universities on the net and links to other nets, [...]
108 - International Bureau of Education (Unesco) - Country Dossiers ("Where we work")
Egypt; Ethiopia; Algeria; Angola; Argentina; Australia; Bahamas; Bahrain; Bangladesh; Barbados; Belarus; Belgium; Belize; Benin; Bhutan; Botswana; Brazil; Bulgaria; Burkina Faso; Burundi; Chile; China; Costa Rica; Denmark; Germany; Dominican Republic; Ecuador; Eritrea; Estonia; Finland; France; Gabon; Gambia; Ghana; Guatemala; Grenada; Greece; Guinea; Guyana; Haiti; India; Indonesia; Iraq; Iran; Israel; Italy; Jamaica; Japan; Yemen; Jordan; Cambodia; Cameroon; Canada; Kazakhstan; Qatar; Kenya; Colombia; Congo; Congo, Democratic Republic of; Republic of Korea; Croatia; Cuba; Kuwait; Laos; Lesotho; Latvia; Lebanon; Libya; Lithuania; Luxemburg; Madagascar; Maldives; Malawi; Malaysia; Mali; Malta; Morocco; Mauritania; Macedonia, The former Yugoslav Republic; Mexico; Mongolia; Montenegro; Mozambique; Myanmar; Namibia; Nepal; New Zealand; Nicaragua; Netherlands; Niger; Nigeria; Norway; Oman; Austria; Pakistan; Paraguay; Peru; Philippines; Poland; Portugal; Rwanda; Romania; Russian Federation; Zambia; Saudi Arabia; Sweden; Switzerland; Senegal; Serbia; Zimbabwe; Slovak Republic; Slovenia; Spain; Sri Lanka; Saint Lucia; Saint Kitts and Nevis; Saint Vincent and the Grenadines; Sudan; South Africa, Republic; Suriname; Syria; Swaziland; Eswatini; Tanzania; Thailand; Togo; Trinidad and Tobago; Chad; Czech Republic; Turkey; Tunisia; Ukraine; Hungary; Uruguay; Uzebekistan; Vanuatu; Venezuela; United Arab Emirates; United Kingdom; Vietnam; Central African Republic; Cyprus; international
The International Bureau of Education der UNESCO (IBE) provides country dossiers focussed on education. They provide information on statistics (from the World Data on Education – WDE), national education reports, documents from educational policy, planning and administration, bibliographies (partly with fulltext documents) as well as links to futther resources.
109 - Kurzdarstellung: Finnland
This brief presentation of the education system in Finland was taken from the "Wörterbuch der Pädagogik" (Dictionary of Pedagogy/ Edition 2000) by kind permission of the publishers Taschenbuch Verlag. After providing general information on the country an overview on the education system is given referring to the following areas: educational administration, pre- school [...]
110 - An overview of the TEFL situation in various countries
international; Asia; North America; South America; Central America; Africa; Europe; Japan; Indonesia; India; Hong Kong; Morocco; Tunisia; Sudan; South Africa, Republic; Mozambique; Kenya; Egypt; Algeria; Puerto Rico; Panama; Mexico; Guatemala; El Salvador; Canada; Venezuela; Peru; Ecuador; Colombia; Chile; Brazil; Bolivia; Argentina; Ukraine; Serbia; Switzerland; Sweden; Spain; Russian Federation; Romania; Portugal; Poland; Netherlands; Macedonia, The former Yugoslav Republic; Lithuania; Kyrgyzstan; Italy; Hungary; Greece; Germany; France; Finland; Denmark; Czech Republic; Bulgaria; Belgium; Austria; Yemen; Vietnam; United Arab Emirates; Turkey; Thailand; Republic of Korea; Singapore; Philippines; Pakistan; Oman; Nepal; Mongolia; Malaysia; Laos; Jordan; Israel; Iran; China; Taiwan; Channel Islands; Caribbean; United States; United Kingdom
TEFL stands for "Teaching English as a Foreign Language". This website offers information on the situation of teaching English in various countries.
111 - Nordisk förening för pedagogisk forskning / Nordic Educational Research Association (NFPF/NERA)
Denmark; Finland; Iceland; Norway; Sweden; Northern Europe
NFPF/NERA was founded in 1972 and is an educational research association that covers all the Nordic countries. NERA supports educational research in Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden. The association publishes the journal Nordic Studies in Education and organises an annual congress.
112 - The Finnish University and Research Network
FUNET is a super-speedy data communications network that serves the Finnish scientific community and connects over 80 research organizations and some 350 000 users in Finland. All types of data communication is offered, including modern communications services: Video conferences, media services, wireless network roaming. The homepage provides detailed information on the FUNET [...]
Turku Vocational Institute
The Turku Vocational Institute is a vocational teaching centre which is highly valued by its 4500 Finnish and foreign students, its 600 expert instructors, as well as employers in the Turku Area. The institute is one of the largest vocational institutes in Finland, offering a total of 1300 starting places every year. The homepage provides information about vocational [...]
114 - Eurydice National Education Systems: Finland
Eurydice is the "Network on education systems and policies in Europe". Amongst others, it provides very comprehensive country profiles on on education systems in Europe (formerly know as "Eurypedia"). All areas of education are covered from early childhood to adult education, as well as overarching issues. Each country participating in Eurydice hosts a national unit [...]
115 - Adult Education Survey
Based on periodical surveys since 1980 data on Adult Education are presented through short texts and diagrams. A thematic structure gives access to the data.
116 - Ministry of Education and Culture
This is the website of the joint Ministry of Education and Culture of Finland. The homepage has links to texts about mission and working fields of the Ministry: education (also one text about the education system), research, culture, copyright, youth, sports, church affairs and libraries. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]
Eurydice - The European Encyclopedia on National Education Systems
Belgium; Bulgaria; Cyprus; Czech Republic; Denmark; Estonia; Finland; France; Germany; Switzerland; Greece; Hungary; Ireland; Iceland; Italy; Latvia; Liechtenstein; Lithuania; Luxemburg; Malta; Netherlands; Norway; Croatia; Poland; Portugal; Romania; Slovak Republic; Slovenia; Spain; Sweden; Turkey; United Kingdom; Scotland; Northern Ireland; Wales; England; Europe; Austria
Eurydice (formerly Eurypedia and Eurybase) is "a network of 42 national units based in all 38 countries of the Erasmus+ programme. [Its] task is to explain how education systems are organised in Europe and how they work.
Eurydice publishes descriptions of national education systems, comparative reports devoted to specific topics, indicators and statistics, as well as news [...]