Is Finland merely preparing students â€“ for free â€“ in order for them to benefit other countries and economies?
With the Minister of Education recently stating that Finland needs the number of foreign students here to increase in future, just how will an already difficult job market cater to this influx of international resources? Regularly appearing at the top of various polls, the Finnish education system has acquired an international reputation for its high […]
English remains by far the most-studied foreign language in Finnish comprehensive schools. Figures released by the central statistics office on Friday show that English is studied by many times as many children as all others combined – including the official languages, Finnish, Swedish and Sámi, when they are taught as foreign tongues. This includes more […]
A type of flu caused by the H3N2 virus, and prevalent in the USA, is moving into Europe. The National Institute for Health and Welfare THL says vaccines available in Finland are effective against this strain. Two different flu strains are being seen in Europe this season, one of them, caused by the H3N2 virus, […]