Early Years Education in Finland
Early childhood education (ECE) in Finland is based on supporting childrens’ balanced growth and the education comes along with that. This course gives you an idea of the basic principles and structures behind the Finnish ECE.
Ms. Piia Roos (teacher of early years, PhD) has over 10 years of experience as a teacher and a leader in Finnish child care centers. For the past 10 years, she worked as a teacher in vocational college for practical nurses majoring in early childhood education. Now Roos works as a lecturer and consults through her own company (www.piiaroos.fi). In addition, she is a partner in VisitEDUfinn Ltd. Her special interests are children’s perspective and participation. Her doctoral thesis focuses on children’s narration.