Finnish university to boost startup scene in SA
The University of Johannesburg aims to incubate thousands of new businesses in the technology sector in partnership with the help of Finnish Laurea University of Applied Sciences.
Finnish innovations awarded in Prague
The City of Espoo’s “School as a service” and home care software robot have won in their respective categories at the Quality Innovation Award competition.
Finland continues in the top PISA gang
Overall, Finnish 15-year-olds rank fifth best in the world in the OECD study that evaluates the quality, equity and efficiency of school systems.
Koulu School travels to Nepal
The peer-learning concept wants to find out if it works in more challenging environments than what it has seen thus far.
Funzi promotes lifelong learning with UNOPS
Finnish mobile-learning service Funzi is collaborating with UNOPS, an operational arm of the United Nations, to provide learning tools to disadvantaged communities and everyone else.
HundrED reaches out to the world
Education programme HundrED has opened an office in London, new countries are joining in and ten international events are to be held.
Seppo takes its Finnish education solution to Dubai and beyond
Finnish education gamification company seppo.io has inked a deal with Gems Education, the largest global private school company.
Finnish programme tackles bullying in Chile
Finland University has signed a licensing agreement with Santillana, the leading textbook publishing group in Latin America, to distribute the KiVa antibullying programme.
Finnish pop up school takes over Nevada desert
Who else but a group of Finns would build a pop up school for peer-teaching in the middle of the Nevada desert.
BBC: Finnish higher education standard among world’s best
OECD test results reveal that Finnish graduates display a more consistently high standard of learning, despite institutions not topping the charts in other conventional rankings.
Aalto EMBA continues to climb up Financial Times global ranking
Aalto University’s Executive MBA programme has leapt up 15 steps on Financial Times’ annual list, which only considers the best 100 out of the thousands of EMBAs found around the world.