In Finland, teachers are trusted, appreciated and educated in advanced degree programs. Becoming and being a teacher starts with earning a placement at one of the country’s highly selective teacher education programs. I vividly recall the two educational books I was required to study for the first part of Finland’s initial classroom teacher education entrance […]
Sari Muhonen has taught in all grades in the Finnish education system and has served as both a classroom and a music subject teacher. As a teacher educator, she works as a classroom teacher alongside student teachers, conducts educational research and assisted in the writing of the Finnish Core Curriculum of 2014.