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Finnish Teacher Training in a Nutshell

As experts in Finnish education, a question we often get asked is: “What’s the secret to Finnish education?” Our answer: The teachers. In Finland, teacher training, as well as the approach to the teaching, is different ...

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HEI Schools opens a preschool in Cairo with Finnish educational model

Laura Kansikas-Debraise, the Ambassador of Finland in Cairo (fourth from right) opened the HEI Schools New Cairo preschool on Sunday, August 16th, 2020 together with HEI Schools New Cairo CEO & Business Development ...

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6 Reasons Why Finnish Early Childhood Education is Excellent

For the past ten years, Finland’s education system has been praised as one of the best in the world. The most recent PISA scores in 2018, showed that Finnish students aged 15 years old were one of the top five in ...

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Comparing Montessori & Finnish ECE: Daily School Life, Standardization & Development (Part 3)

  Welcome to our article series about how Finland's early education model compares to Montessori. In this series, we deliver a clear picture of how these two different approaches take shape in the classroom and which ...

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Comparing Montessori & Finnish ECE: Learning Philosophies & Environments (Part 2)

  Welcome to our article series about how Finland's early education model compares to Montessori. In this series, we deliver a clear picture of how these two different approaches take shape in the classroom and which ...

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Comparing Montessori & Finnish ECE: Their  History (Part 1)

As a parent, choosing the type of early childhood education appropriate for your child can be challenging. There are a variety of well-established alternative preschool models, such as Montessori, Waldorf, and Reggio ...

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6 Ways to Effectively Implement Routines with Your Children

Routines are helpful for any person, no matter what their age. However, for children, it is especially important to establish and maintain routines. it gives them a sense of security and comfort, and it can also help ...

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Expanding the circle of compassion in the time of global crisis

By: Professor Lasse Lipponen, Early Childhood Education professor at University of Helsinki and Co-Founder of HEI Schools Who do you care about the most? Who would you help in their time of need? For many of us, the ...

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Business

4 Ways We Localize the HEI Schools Learning Center Concept

One of the most common questions we receive is how we localize the HEI Schools Learning Center concept. Though based on the Finnish curriculum and model of early childhood education and care, we have developed methods ...

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