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Finnish Educational Success: Hard Truths for the U.S.

Date: 10/24/13
Time: 7:00
Audience: Public
Sponsored By: the Humanistic/Multicultural Education Program, Departments of Educational Studies, Elementary Education, Secondary Education & Sociology at SUNY New Paltz, the New Paltz Chapter of Phi Delta Kappa and Re-Thinking Testing: Mid-Hudson Area.
Location: CSB 100
Contact: Nancy Schniedewind, x2827, schniedn@newpaltz.edu

A group of educators who visited Finland for a first hand investigation of the highly ranked Finnish school system will discuss the factors that contribute to their success on Thursday, October 24, at 7:00 in Coykendall Science Auditorium at SUNY New Paltz. Comparing Finnish and US educational practices and policies, they will share “lessons learned”.