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    Finnish Lessons: What Can the World Learn from Educational Change in Finland? (Series on School Reform (Paperback)) (Paperback) By (author) Pasi Sahlberg, Foreword by Andy Hargreaves

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    DescriptionFinnish Lessons is a first-hand, comprehensive account of how Finland built a world-class education system during the past three decades. The author traces the evolution of education policies in Finland and highlights how they differ from the United States and other industrialized countries. He shows how rather than relying on competition, choice, and external testing of students, education reforms in Finland focus on professionalizing teachers' work, developing instructional leadership in schools, and enhancing trust in teachers and schools. This book details the complexity of educational change and encourages educators and policymakers to develop effective solutions for their own districts and schools.


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    Title
    Finnish Lessons
    Subtitle
    What Can the World Learn from Educational Change in Finland?
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Pasi Sahlberg, Foreword by Andy Hargreaves
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 167
    Width: 155 mm
    Height: 224 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 249 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780807752579
    ISBN 10: 0807752576
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27230
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: EDU
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S3.8
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: HBT
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 05
    BIC subject category V2: JNA
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DNF
    BIC subject category V2: JNL
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 23
    Ingram Subject Code: ED
    Libri: I-ED
    B&T General Subject: 340
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    BIC subject category V2: JNF
    BISAC V2.8: EDU034000
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    Ingram Theme: CULT/BALTIC
    BISAC V2.8: EDU043000
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 29
    BIC subject category V2: JN, 1DNF
    BISAC V2.8: EDU016000
    DC22: 370.94897
    LC classification: LA1013.7 .S34 2011
    LC subject heading: , , ,
    DC23: 370.94897
    BISAC region code: 1.4.2.0.0.0.0
    Thema V1.0: JNF, JNA, JNL
    Illustrations note
    Illustrations
    Publisher
    Teachers' College Press
    Imprint name
    Teachers' College Press
    Publication date
    15 January 2012
    Publication City/Country
    New York