Podcast; Jean Sibelius – Finland’s musical genius

This is a Nordic Horizons podcast with a difference. It isn’t about policy, politics, climate ...

4. Podcast: Get oot to play – school can wait

How would you measure success in the early years of a child’s education? In the ...

Outdoor Nurseries & Kindergartens in Scotland - Nordic Horizons

Film: Outdoor kindergarten in Arctic Norway

At long last, outdoor nurseries and kindergartens are getting some official encouragement in Scotland. Pioneers ...

 

Golden Oldies

2012 – How the Finns emptied their prisons

Tapio Lappi-Seppälä, Director, National Research Institute of Legal Policy, Finland. MAY 2012  The open prison on the island of Suomenlimma near Helsinki is an astonishing place. The 100 prisoners living there learn stonemasonry and other skills to help keep the 19th century stone fortress intact. They’re paid a wage and the tiny municipality of 400 people voted to have them there. Some of t...

2012 – How does Finnish education stay streets ahead?

This event in May 2012 was hosted by the Convenor of the Education and Lifelong Learning Committee, Stewart Maxwell MSP and sponsored by the Finnish Embassy with Nordic Horizons ‘The story of Finland’s extraordinary educational reforms is one that should inform policymakers and educators around the world. This book is a must read.’ Linda Darling-Hammond, Stanford University. The ...

#Swedish expression of the day: "Skita i det blå skåpet" (shitting in the blue locker) means that someone has 'gone too far’ – over the edge. Which I assume everyone can agree on?

Every girl should be in school. Today FM @AnnLinde met with @Malala and other brave Afghan women to discuss how to secure women’s and girl’s rights in #Afganistan.

Thanks to @MalalaFund & @giwps for hosting! #UNGA

The world’s advanced economies are coming back to life after Covid... with a notable exception.....

Read here: https://bit.ly/3KBwdcJ

#brexit #uk #eu #borisjohnson #europe #brexitmemes #britain #europeanunion #british #ukpolitics #brexitshambles #scotland #conservatives

Are you working with #UserInvolvement? At the webinar User involvement in the Nordic region on 26 October, we will present current research and discuss knowledge gaps. Welcome! https://nordicwelfare.org/en/evenemang/webinar-user-involvement-in-the-nordic-region/ #ClientEmpowerment #NordicWelfare

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