Finnish Education 2.0 - Coding, Collaboration, Curriculum & Competence

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Instructor

Pirjo Suhonen

Instructor

Loves technology, but loves learning and teaching more. Fascinated by EdTech, experimenting and innovations, which support global collaboration and learning. Fresh Master’s thesis on educational technology 2016. I have worked in education and care in Finland, UK, France and Belgium. Publications: http://blogs.helsinki.fi/learning-brain-technology/files/2015/08/Abstracts_18.3.2016.pdf Helsingin Yliopisto/Cicero Learning

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Overview

Finland's new core curriculum (August 2016) introduces phenomenal, multi-disciplinary learning and competences such as multi-literacy, ICT, entrepreneurship, thinking and learn to learn skills.

Basic education supports the holistic development of children, growth of human beings and locally rooted, global and informed citizens. The new curriculum aims to meet the needs of the rapidly changing world and provide children with skills and abilities to live a good life.

Childhood, play and playful learning are highly valued in Finnish society and education brings great academic results, whilst cultivating creativity, curiosity and life-long learning skills. Education supports the development of academically strong, happy and healthy children.


Academically strong, happy and healthy children


Smart use of Smart Technology

Pedagogy should always be in the front and the emphasis on the human factor in digitalization.

ICT, coding and computational thinking are considered as crucial 21st century skills and integrating technology into education is a big challenge. Just an increase in information technology is not enough to support the effective use of technology and children's learning. It requires changes in pedagogy as well as the working culture and community of educators. Smart technology, creative teachers and new pedagogical models can create new learning environments, where both individual and collaborative learning can work at their best.

Teachers are the ones, who put the curriculum into practice in varied and creative ways to enhance 21st century learning in their schools and classrooms. For the successful digitalization, an innovative pedagogy is needed to go hand in hand with the technology.

 

Pedagogy and EdTech

EdTech is important in education, but only one part of it. However, technology is already a big part of our living environment and even more so in the future. Children need to learn to understand technology and to use it well, since IT skills are needed more and more at work and in life generally. How can we support this best at schools?

Successful integration of technology in education is not just about choosing the right device or application. Technology is a tool in education that demands a skillful teacher and pedagogy to effectively support learning. The challenge is to build the connection between technology and learning. Teachers should use teaching methods that utilize technology in the most efficient way.

Successful integration of technology into education.

Course content

  • Learning objectives

  • Coding, Communication, Collaboration and Curriculum

  • Why to start learning computational thinking and coding already in primary school?

  • Coding Lessons - The Finnish Double Flip

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