The Foreign Desk: How Nordic education is future-proofing the next generation

Kids on a slide

Kids on a slide

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Yadid Levy / Norden.org
This episode looks at education in the Nordics. The Nordic countries have a proud history of high achievement in international education rankings but how are they future-proofing the next generation, and what can the world learn from the Nordic model?

The Foreign Desk’ has teamed up with the Nordic Council of Ministers for a new series of five special episodes that delve deeper into topics of global importance from the region. Tune into The Foreign Desk (link below) for new insights from Michael Booth and his brilliant line-up of guests:

  • Hannele Niemi, Professor of Education at the Faculty of Educational Sciences, University of Helsinki
  • Megan Schaible, COO of Reaktor Education 
  • Milja Lassila, Sociology student, University of Eastern Finland 
  • Lisbeth Trinskjær, Head of the Association of Folkehøjskolerne 
  • Mette Hjort Madsen, Vice President of the Association of Efterskoler 
  • Christa Elmgreen, student at Copenhagen Business School
  • Emma Tcheng, student at Copenhagen Business School