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The Finnish education system consists of early childhood education and care, pre-primary, basic and general upper secondary education, vocational education and training and higher education.Finnish

The Finnish education system

The Finnish education system consists of

  • early childhood education and care
  • pre-primary education
  • basic education
  • general upper secondary education
  • vocational education 
  • higher education
  • adult education

Compulsory education applies to all 6–18-year-olds. It includes pre-primary, basic and upper secondary education.

After 9 years basic education there is general upper secondary or vocational upper secondary education and training. 

General upper secondary lead to matriculation examination and vocational to vocational qualification. 

Higher education system in Finland

Revered as the   Finland has meticulously curated an apparatus for academia and learning that is at par with almost all countries around the globe.

Emerging as an intellectual in the domain of education,

the Finnish education system is meant to have crack the code of imparting quality education and following the motto of eternal learning.

Have you ever thought about why Finland has the best education system in the world?

Through this blog, let’s explore what makes Finland’s education system unique as well as how it is design.  

The Finnish higher education system comprises universities and universities of apple sciences.

Universities of apple sciences are multi-field institutions of professional higher education.

First and second cycle higher education studies are measure in credits.

Study courses are quantifies according to the work load require.

One year of full-time study is equivalent to 1600 hours of student work on average and is define as 60 credits. The credit system complies with the European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS).

Higher education qualifications in Finland are reference at levels 6, 7 and 8 both in the National Qualifications Framework as well as in the European Qualifications Framework.

Finland is the 8th most educated country in the world.

In Education ranking by Countries, Finland has a total score of 1.631K ranking in 3rd position in 2021.

Finland has the highest ranking in High School Completion Rate.

World Economic Forum’s Global Competitive study ranks Finland as having the most well-developed education in the world.

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