QUEST in the Nordic Baccalaureate

QUEST in the Nordic Baccalaureate

A Quest is an interdisciplinary unit of learning within the Nordic Baccalaureate curriculum that links content from several subjects through investigations of big ideas, current events and social issues. The learning process takes place during a quest and is called...
7 Core Competencies of the Nordic Baccalaureate

7 Core Competencies of the Nordic Baccalaureate

The following 7 core competencies were identified by the Finnish National Core Curriculum based on consultations with educational researchers, government agencies and business leaders. They are also central to the Nordic Baccalaureate continuum of learning and are a...
Why The Finnish Education System Works: Basic Education

Why The Finnish Education System Works: Basic Education

The Finnish education system has enjoyed a lot of ‘buzz’ … and for good reason too. It routinely outperforms the UK, USA and Australia in Maths, Reading and Science and continually ranks highly on the PISA (Program for International Student Assessment). People may...