Finland School Curriculum


The Kalliola school’s principal and administrator explains a recent phenomenon-based lesson. The explanation speaks to the influence of modern design such as movable walls and open classroom spaces. These design consideration make the learning environment more conducive for implementing phenomenon-based lessons.

About Teach Like Finland

South Carolina ETV partnered with the Riley Institute to delve deeper into an issue critical to South Carolina (and the nation), teacher shortage, SCETV and the Riley Institute visited Finland to explore a country that's having immense success in retaining teachers and student academic achievement to look into possible solutions for South Carolina. Twenty-three South Carolina education stakeholders visited Finland’s public schools October 14-21, 2018 to gain insight into critical challenges in public education in South Carolina.

To see more about the full trip, watch Carolina Classrooms' Teach Like Finland episode or visit