Helsinki Education Week

The Finnish Way of Learning

5.11.2020 at 11:00 - 12:00 EET

This Masterclass on the Finnish way of learning is hosted by Derek Bartels, HundrED Country Lead and Director of Innovation & Technology for the Lutheran Education System of Schools in Qld Australia and Kim Powell Education Lead - Innovation for Lutheran Education Vic, NSW and Tas.

This session would involve a guided discussion between Finnish and Australian Educators and Students to highlight the Finnish Ways of Schooling and Learning. Some of the themes and topics to be explored-

  • The week in the life of a teacher in Helsinki
  • What does learning look like for student
  • Schooling in Finland has fewer state tests
  • How does Culture and Community Impact Education?
  • How is the City a Learning Environment?
  • Helsinki has the best worst schools - what is meant by that?
  • The Myths and Facts about Finland’s Education
  • Transdisciplinary learning
  • What is Phenomena Based Learning
  • Parents support of schooling and Learning in Finland
  • The importance of Nature and Play.


Date: 5.11.2020

Time: 11:00 - 12:00 EET

Event type: Dialogue

Target group: Teachers, Leaders, International attendees, Educational entrepreneurs.


Contact person: Derek Bartels


Phone number: +61 409491441