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“The success of the Finnish school system largely rests on the highly skilled teachers with master’s level academic qualifications. They are willing and able to further develop their teaching,” Professor Jari Lavonen states. He is an international expert in education, who has been involved in the strategic planning and development of teacher education for over three decades. "Individual innovations cannot solve the problems of teaching and learning.”
Professor Jari Lavonen: “The long-term approach is a winning asset for the Finnish education system – reforms must transcend government terms of office” | University of Helsinki helsinki.fi

An international expert in education is celebrating his 60th birthday. Jari Lavonen knows which features of the Finnish school system and teaching can also prove productive in other countries.