Academic Achievement in Finland

Chung, Jennifer H. and Crossley, Michael (2013) Academic Achievement in Finland. In: Hattie, John and Anderman, Eric M., (eds.) International Guide to Student Achievement. Education Psychology Handbook Series . Routledge, New York, pp. 462-464. ISBN 9780415879019

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This article examines factors that underpin the high academic achievement of students in Finland. This is done in the light of Finland's outstanding successs in the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development's (OECD) international program for International Student Assessment (PISA) survey. Attention is given to individual, professional, historical, and cultural factors, to the challenges levelled at international achievement studies, and to insights from its comparative educational research literature.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: 300 Social sciences > 379 Public policy issues in education
School/Department: School of Management and Social Sciences
Depositing User: Jennifer Chung
Date Deposited: 08 Mar 2013 17:02
Last Modified: 21 Nov 2013 14:44


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