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  • 14.9.2017

    Teachers are not getting any younger in Finland

    Over 40 per cent of Finnish teaches are over 50 years of age. The biggest share of teacher over 50 can be found in vocational and liberal adult education, where they account for 56 per cent of the teachers. In basic education their share is less than 40 per cent. The proportion is slightly higher in general upper secondary education, 44 per cent.

  • 24.8.2017

    Teaching continues to be an attractive profession

    The number of applicants to teacher education continues to be very high. In the last ten years it has become increasingly difficult to gain access particularly to primary teacher education programmes.

  • 11.8.2017

    Nearly all Finnish teachers fully qualified

    The proportion of fully qualified teachers in Finland has always been very high. The latest data collection in 2016 shows that the situation has further improved. Nearly all principals were fully qualified for their positions. The proportion of qualified teachers was 95 per cent on average. In general, the qualification situation is better in schools where the language of instruction is Finnish than in schools with Swedish as the language of instruction.

  • 26.7.2017

    Finnish National Agency for Education to boost education export – Education Finland growth programme launched

    The Finnish National Agency for Education (EDUFI) was commissioned to boost Finnish education export in the beginning of June. The new growth programme – Education Finland – will support businesses, higher education institutions and other education and training providers in expanding in the international market.

  • 26.5.2017

    School health and wellbeing services and practices have improved at upper secondary level

    The promotion of school health and wellbeing at upper secondary level has improved 2012–2016, particularly the availability of psychologists and school social workers.