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  • 4-June-2010

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    Coping with the job crisis and preparing for ageing: The case of Finland

    Maintaining high participation and employment in the face of the recent recession and a rapidly ageing population are major challenges for policy makers in Finland.

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  • 28-August-2008

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  • 31-May-2007

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    Equity in Education Thematic Review Country Analytical Report - Finland

    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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  • 4-May-2007

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    Improving School Leadership - Country Background Report for Finland

    This activity aims to support policy development through examining: the roles and responsibilities of school leaders, policies and conditions for making school leaders most effective, the development and support of effective school leadership and policies and practices conducive to these ends.

  • 12-May-2003

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    Reviews of National Policies for Education: Polytechnic Education in Finland

    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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