Finnish kids don’t like homework any more than anyone else. But their education has something most countries’ schools lack.
Finnish expertise in tech and gaming unites with the country’s excellence in education to form a winning combination.
Ahtisaari Day: Finland’s Nobel Peace Prize winner inspires children who are learning how to mediate disputes at school.
Did you know Finland is bilingual, and kids can go to school in Swedish or Finnish? We visit a Swedish-language school.
In Finland, kids’ music is fun, educational, exportable and reptilian. Hevisaurus gets heavy metal to the under-ten crowd.
If the City of Helsinki has its way, then 50 percent of the food in its preschools and daycares will be organic by 2015.
A “forest daycare” outside Helsinki encourages skills and values that stem from the Finnish love of nature.
Work hard, play hard: The Design Factory, part of Helsinki's new Aalto University, churns out ideas, projects and products.
The new Aalto University combines three Helsinki institutes of higher learning to foster an innovative academic community.
Finnish children have repeatedly scored top marks in the OECD's Programme for International Assessment (PISA). We look at the factors behind this success.
Schooling in foreign languages is available in Finnish cities for kids who don't speak the local lingo.