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South Carolina ETV, Riley Institute announce expanded partnership

October 17, 2019 - Posted in SCETV
Furman Partnership

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina ETV (SCETV) and the Riley Institute at Furman University today announced an expanded partnership that will leverage the resources of both entities to produce in-depth stories on public education, civic leadership and conversations with state...

Finland Parental Involvement

July 29, 2019 - Posted in Education by Dara Khaalid
tour of Kalliola Schoo

Parent, Roope Kivekas, and a Kalliola school administratorexplain the differences in parent involvement at a Finnish school versus an American school. About Teach Like Finland South Carolina ETV partnered with the Riley Institute to delve deeper into an issue critical to...

Finland School Curriculum

July 28, 2019 - Posted in Education by Dara Khaalid
The principal and administrator of Kalliola School

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...

Student Rewards and Homework

July 26, 2019 - Posted in Education by Dara Khaalid
Roope Kivekas

Roope Kivekas, parent of two Kalliola school students, discusses student rewards for good performance and explains what homework looks like in a Finland school. About Teach Like Finland South Carolina ETV partnered with the Riley Institute to delve deeper into an issue...

Finnish Teacher and Student Engagement

July 25, 2019 - Posted in Education by Dara Khaalid
Roope Kivekas

Roope Kivekas, parent of two Kalliola school students, discusses teacher and student engagement in the classroom. Additionally, he discusses how learning challenges are identified and the multitude of ways it can be addressed in a Finland school. About Teach Like Finland...

Finnish Teacher Education Programs

July 24, 2019 - Posted in Education by Dara Khaalid
Kati Mäkitalo, Oulu University College of Education Dean

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...

Intersections Between Education and Government

July 23, 2019 - Posted in Education by Dara Khaalid
 Alexander Stubb, Former Prime Minister of Finland

Alexander Stubb, Former Prime Minister of Finland, talks about the connection between the Finnish education system and their government. The value of education is engrained in their national ethos and he states that there is really no other profession that is respected in...

Finland and American School Comparisons

July 22, 2019 - Posted in Education by Dara Khaalid
Taylor Elkins, Ouli University Global Education Master’s student

Taylor Elkins, a Global Education Master’s student at Oulu University, talks about the differences between teacher education programs in Finland and America. Her experience has led her to believe the essential difference can be found in Finland’s focus on the use of current...

User-Driven Design for Student Learning

July 19, 2019 - Posted in Education by Dara Khaalid
Elise Tarvainem, Lahti University of Applied Sciences & ISKU Partnership Professor

Elise Tarvainem, Lahti University of Applied Sciences & ISKU Partnership Professor, describes the student union and its architectural features. She highlights the flexible workspaces, user-end design, and student voice and innovation. About Teach Like Finland South...

Finnish Daycare and Pre-School Services

July 18, 2019 - Posted in Education by Dara Khaalid
Juhani Jarvi, Head of Daycare and Pre-School Services at Oulu

Juhani Jarvi, Head of Daycare and Pre-School Services at Oulu, elaborates on the universal accessibility of preschool. He explains that Oulu funds preschool via a variety of state, private and federal funding sources. About Teach Like Finland South Carolina ETV partnered...