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As part of the OECD review on migrant education, countries were invited to provide information on their national migrant education policies.
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The Finns regard education as very important. In a survey in 1993-94 Finnish adults were asked how they consider the Finnish comprehensive school to have succeeded in reaching its core objectives (3). Up to 66% of the adult respondents considered the school to have succeeded in developing skills and knowledge which support students in their further studies, as well as in promoting study motivation (60%), mediating a healthy lifestyle
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The goal of achieving lifelong learning is ambitious in its aims to engage all citizens in the process of learning. It is complex because it breaks with past education reforms by defining in new ways the content, place, timing and duration of lea...
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The OECD Thematic Review of the Transition from Initial Education to Working Life describes how young people's transition to work changed during the 1990s. This is a country report on Finland.
Some 15 to 30 per cent of our children and youth are at risk of failing in school where learning and behaviour problems touch ever younger children. In many countries with very different political and cultural backgrounds, these challenges are be...
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This country report was prepared for the project "Alternative approaches to financing lifelong learning". It analyses and presents the development of lifelong learning in Finland, and proposes ways to assist in improving it.
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The Nordic Countries are often considered one homogeneous unity. This is understandable as there indeed are great similarities between the countries. The languages in Denmark, Norway and Sweden are f.i. very close and a considerable part of the c...