• 9-February-2005


    Supporting the contribution of higher education institutions to regional development - reports on Finland

    View reports relating to a review of higher education institution support of regional development. These reports focus on the region of Jyväskylä, Finland.

  • 12-mai-2003


    Examens des politiques nationales d'éducation : L'enseignement polytechnique en Finlande

    In the early 1990s, in the midst of a major economic slump, the Finnish government embarked on a strategy to re-mold Finland into a knowledge society. A key element in this strategy was to raise the knowledge and skill levels of the population by...

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  • 21-August-2001

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    Institutional Experiences of Quality Assessment in Higher Education - Vantaa Polytechnic (Finland)

    As part of its national strategy for success in the world market, Finland is implementing an educational reform which in the future is aimed at giving university level education of high quality up to 65 per cent of the population. At the same tim...

  • 21-August-2001

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    Institutional Experiences of Quality Assessment in Higher Education - The University of Helsinki (Finland)

    In this report we will describe the various assessments of operations carried out at the University of Helsinki in the 1990s. In addition, we will discuss where these assessments have led and how the operations of the university have benefited fr...

  • 21-August-2001

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    Institutional Experiences of Quality Assessment in Higher Education - The University of Oulu (Finland)

    In 1959, the University of Oulu, one of Finland's 20 universities, was created 600 km north of Helsinki, the beginning of regional higher education in Finland. Today, its five faculties -- Education, Humanities, Medicine, Science and Technology -...

  • 21-August-2001

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    Institutional Experiences of Quality Assessment in Higher Education - The University of Jyväskylä (Finland)

    The aim of the article is to analyse the impacts of quality assessment, called 'total evaluation' that was carried out at Jyväskylä University in 1992-93. Analytically, the starting point is to analyse both direct and indirect impacts of quality ...

  • 21-August-2001

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    Institutional Experiences of Quality Assessment in Higher Education - Discipline-based evaluation in Finland (Finland)

    The university degree system underwent considerable changes at the end of the 1970s: degrees based on subject levels were replaced by degree or study programmes, a credit called a "study week" (referring to c. 40 hours of study) was introduced as...

  • 13-July-2001

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    Alternative Approaches to Financing Lifelong Learning: Country Report - Finland

    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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  • 1-March-2000


    National case studies on information communications technology (ICT) in schools - Finland results

    Results from Finland schools that took part in this study, which was carried out to understand how ICT relates to educational innovation.

  • 1-October-1998

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    Transition From Initial Education To Working Life - Finland Background Report

    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.

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