Finland’s PISA results have raised world-wide interest in Finnish schools and teacher education. What will happen next? Phenomenal Learning from Finland presents Finland’s path to 21st century competences and the exciting concept of phenomenon-based learning as part of the new curriculum.
The way to globalization, digitalization, and automation is paved with many challenges shared by countries around the globe. The author states that the Finns will have to raise their valuable school system to a new level and standard. This calls for intensive reforms, both in teacher education and at school. In addition to the broad-based competences central to the new Finnish curriculum, the book discusses the latest developments in education, innovative pedagogical methods, technologies in education, and new learning environments. The book also challenges some of the urban legends associated with the curriculum reform.