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Miracle of Education [electronic resource].

By: Contributor(s): Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublication details: Dordrecht : Springer, 2012.ISBN:
  • 9789460918117
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Miracle of EducationDDC classification:
  • 370.9489
LOC classification:
  • LA847 .N384 2012
Online resources:
Contents:
Miracle of Education; CONTENTS; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; PREFACE: Perspectives for the Future of the Teaching Profession; BIBLIOGRAPHY; AFFILIATIONS; PART I INTRODUCTION: CURRENT EDUCATIONAL FRAMING FACTORS AND CONDITIONS IN FINLAND; 1. AMAZING PISA RESULTS IN FINNISH COMPREHENSIVE SCHOOLS; ABSTRACT; PISA STUDY; HIGH LEVEL OF PISA RESULTS; Finnish Students among Top-achievers in PISA; Reading Literacy; Reading Results; Mathematical Literacy; Mathematics Results; Scientific Literacy; Science Results; ABOUT PISA ITEMS; Interest in Reading and Reading Strategies Important
4. THE CORE OF SCHOOL PEDAGOGY: Finnish Teachers' Views on the Educational Purposefulness of Their TeachingABSTRACT; INTRODUCTION; MAIN CONCEPTS IN RESEARCH ON TEACHING; Didactics; Pedagogical Content Knowledge; Teaching-Studying-Learning Process; EDUCATIONAL PURPOSEFULNESS; Teachers' Views on the Educational Purposefulness of Their Teaching; General Purposes in Teaching According to Teachers; The General Purposes in Teaching According to Student Teachers; Subject-matter Specific Purposes in Teaching According to Teachers
CONCLUSIONREFERENCES; WEBSITES; 3. FINNISH TEACHERS AS 'MAKERS OF THE MANY': Balancing between Broad Pedagogical Freedom and Responsibility; ABSTRACT; INTRODUCTION; TEACHERS' WORKING SPACE IN FINNISH SCHOOLS AND CLASSROOMS; TEACHER'S RESPONSIBLE PEDAGOGICAL ACTION; Finnish Teachers' Role Requirements; Finnish Teachers' Personal Characteristics and Qualities; EDUCATING WITHIN A SOCIETY-THE MINDSET OF THE FINNISH EDUCATIONAL SYSTEM; Trust in Education; Hope for a Better Society and Individual Life; DISCUSSION: NEGOTIATING FOR A HOPEFUL CURRICULUM AND SCHOOL PRACTICES; REFERENCES; AFFILIATIONS
Respect for Learning and Education in the Finnish Culture Education of a Nation and Comprehensive Schooling for AllEducational Policy for Equity; THE STRUCTURE AND AIMS OF THE EDUCATIONAL SYSTEM; ENHANCEMENT-LED AND FORMATIVE EVALUATION POLICY FOR PROMOTING QUALITY; Balancing between a Centralized and Decentralized Administration; TEACHER EDUCATION AS A KEY PLAYER; Pedagogical Studies; A Research-Based Approach as a Main Guideline; The Social and Moral Code of the Teaching Profession; Integration of Theory and Practice; TEACHERS AS PROFESSIONALS - TRUST IN UNIVERSITIES AND TEACHERS' WORK
Subject-matter Specific Purposes in Teaching According to Student Teachers
Trends in Performance of Finnish StudentsEQUAL OPPORTUNITIES TO LEARN; Between School Equality; Equality Related to Family Background; CHALLENGES TO EDUCATIONAL EQUALITY; Gender Difference; Difference between the Language Groups; Immigrant Education; EFFECTIVE EDUCATION SYSTEM; High Performance with Average Investment; High Results with Minimum Instruction Hours; Small Class Sizes; SUMMARY; REFERENCES; AFFILIATIONS; 2. THE SOCIETAL FACTORS CONTRIBUTING TO EDUCATION AND SCHOOLING IN FINLAND; ABSTRACT; THE FINNISH EDUCATION: EQUITY AND QUALITY AS ITS MAIN OBJECTIVES; Introduction
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Miracle of Education; CONTENTS; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; PREFACE: Perspectives for the Future of the Teaching Profession; BIBLIOGRAPHY; AFFILIATIONS; PART I INTRODUCTION: CURRENT EDUCATIONAL FRAMING FACTORS AND CONDITIONS IN FINLAND; 1. AMAZING PISA RESULTS IN FINNISH COMPREHENSIVE SCHOOLS; ABSTRACT; PISA STUDY; HIGH LEVEL OF PISA RESULTS; Finnish Students among Top-achievers in PISA; Reading Literacy; Reading Results; Mathematical Literacy; Mathematics Results; Scientific Literacy; Science Results; ABOUT PISA ITEMS; Interest in Reading and Reading Strategies Important

4. THE CORE OF SCHOOL PEDAGOGY: Finnish Teachers' Views on the Educational Purposefulness of Their TeachingABSTRACT; INTRODUCTION; MAIN CONCEPTS IN RESEARCH ON TEACHING; Didactics; Pedagogical Content Knowledge; Teaching-Studying-Learning Process; EDUCATIONAL PURPOSEFULNESS; Teachers' Views on the Educational Purposefulness of Their Teaching; General Purposes in Teaching According to Teachers; The General Purposes in Teaching According to Student Teachers; Subject-matter Specific Purposes in Teaching According to Teachers

CONCLUSIONREFERENCES; WEBSITES; 3. FINNISH TEACHERS AS 'MAKERS OF THE MANY': Balancing between Broad Pedagogical Freedom and Responsibility; ABSTRACT; INTRODUCTION; TEACHERS' WORKING SPACE IN FINNISH SCHOOLS AND CLASSROOMS; TEACHER'S RESPONSIBLE PEDAGOGICAL ACTION; Finnish Teachers' Role Requirements; Finnish Teachers' Personal Characteristics and Qualities; EDUCATING WITHIN A SOCIETY-THE MINDSET OF THE FINNISH EDUCATIONAL SYSTEM; Trust in Education; Hope for a Better Society and Individual Life; DISCUSSION: NEGOTIATING FOR A HOPEFUL CURRICULUM AND SCHOOL PRACTICES; REFERENCES; AFFILIATIONS

Respect for Learning and Education in the Finnish Culture Education of a Nation and Comprehensive Schooling for AllEducational Policy for Equity; THE STRUCTURE AND AIMS OF THE EDUCATIONAL SYSTEM; ENHANCEMENT-LED AND FORMATIVE EVALUATION POLICY FOR PROMOTING QUALITY; Balancing between a Centralized and Decentralized Administration; TEACHER EDUCATION AS A KEY PLAYER; Pedagogical Studies; A Research-Based Approach as a Main Guideline; The Social and Moral Code of the Teaching Profession; Integration of Theory and Practice; TEACHERS AS PROFESSIONALS - TRUST IN UNIVERSITIES AND TEACHERS' WORK

Subject-matter Specific Purposes in Teaching According to Student Teachers

Trends in Performance of Finnish StudentsEQUAL OPPORTUNITIES TO LEARN; Between School Equality; Equality Related to Family Background; CHALLENGES TO EDUCATIONAL EQUALITY; Gender Difference; Difference between the Language Groups; Immigrant Education; EFFECTIVE EDUCATION SYSTEM; High Performance with Average Investment; High Results with Minimum Instruction Hours; Small Class Sizes; SUMMARY; REFERENCES; AFFILIATIONS; 2. THE SOCIETAL FACTORS CONTRIBUTING TO EDUCATION AND SCHOOLING IN FINLAND; ABSTRACT; THE FINNISH EDUCATION: EQUITY AND QUALITY AS ITS MAIN OBJECTIVES; Introduction