Topic outline

  • Structural features and different roles

    In this section, you will learn about trust and autonomy, which are essential parts of Finnish basic education.  You will learn about the structural features and different roles in basic education. How are funding and resources in basic education based on trust and autonomy? What are the operating structures of Finnish school? How about the teachers in basic education: what is a Finnish teacher like? You will also get to know more about Finland’s flexible and holistic curriculum.

    Please watch the videos where primary and lower secondary school teachers as well as lower secondary school pupils talk about issues concerning trust and autonomy.

    Flexible, holistic curriculum