Since the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) began in 2000, Finnish 15-year-olds have consistently done well. In the results released in December 2019, Finland lives up to its reputation, and also seems to show a good balance between academic achievement and life outside of school.
in the Human Capital Index
Source: World Economic Forum
For the UN’s International Year of Indigenous Languages (2019), we talk to some of the people who are helping keep Sámi languages alive in Finland, and find out why that is so important. Hint: It’s a matter of communication, culture and identity.
Many Finnish people who are worried about climate change are also doing something about it. Towns and cities across Finland are having success with various strategies in the quest for zero emissions. Even small actions can have a large cumulative effect.
of Finnish people earn a higher education degree
Literacy rate in Finland
Source: CIA World Factbook