Finnish teachers and principals in figures

The report provides an overview of and sheds light on Finnish teachers and their work from the international perspective. It provides the reader with a statistical overview of teachers in Finland and includes contextual information to help readers understand and interpret the statistics. The report draws on the Teachers and Principals in Finland 2016 report and international statistics.

The report looks at admissions to teacher education, teachers’ and principals’ qualifications, the structure of their tasks, their age and gender distribution and participation in continuing training. The report also discusses future needs for teachers.

Authors: Paula Paronen and Olga Lappi

Year: 2018

ISBN: 978-952-13-6459-4 (pb), 978-952-13-6460-0 (pdf)

Reports and surveys 2018:4

Publication is available in these languages: English