Current issues

  • 12.2.2014

    FNBE’s international symposium on global education explores the potential of partnerships

    Finnish National Board of Education brings together top experts, teachers and schools in global education (GE) from May 5 to 7, 2014. This time the international GE symposium focuses on the potential of partnerships.

  • 21.1.2014

    Promising results from flexible school day: pupils more energetic and alert

    Some 40 Finnish schools have piloted the initiative of making school days more flexible. The initiative has been coordinated by the Finnish National Board of Education. The idea has been to place a “club hour” or a long break flexibly in the middle, beginning or end of the school day.

  • 7.11.2013

    New visual image for FNBE website

    A new visual image for, the website for Finnish National Board of Education, was launched Thursday 7 November 2013. In addition to the new graphic design, new features have been launched mainly.

  • 5.11.2013

    New structure for FNBE English-language website

    The structure of the FNBE English-language website has been renewed. The overall visual image for the website will also be renewed at the beginning of November.

  • 17.10.2013

    Basic skills of Finnish adults among best in OECD countries

    The international PIAAC survey shows that average literacy and numeracy skills among Finnish adults are excellent. Finnish adults were also among the best in the survey in their ability to solve problems in technology-rich environments. The good average scores of Finland are largely thanks to the good skills of 20 to 39-year-olds. Skills among older age groups are at the OECD average level.