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Finnish Teacher Education Programs

July 24, 2019 - Posted in Education by Dara Khaalid

Kati Mäkitalo, Oulu University College of Education Dean, discusses the curriculum of their teacher education program. The dean also touches on how difficult it is to gain acceptance in their teacher education programs.

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 scetv.org/finland.

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