This is How We Do It: Supportive Measures in the Finnish Comprehensive School

The main principles of supportive measures at comprehensive school The support for learning and schooling is three-tiered according to the law – general support, intensified support and special support. A pupil can only receive support on one tier at the time. If the need for support changes, it is possible to move from one tier Read more about This is How We Do It: Supportive Measures in the Finnish Comprehensive School[…]

Noticing strengths and focusing on what’s positive makes a difference

In Finland, the upcoming trend in recent years has been acknowledging the strengths of the pupils; focusing on the positive. Earlier there were different tests that were based on missing skills instead of finding the strengths of pupils. There are still some test run on pupils at different ages. All children are tested on their Read more about Noticing strengths and focusing on what’s positive makes a difference[…]