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Finland and Amazing Education

March 29, 2016

It’s pretty amazing to be Finnish and working with education. Our schools are world renowned. Our educational practices score dozens of Top 10 lists. Our PISA scores are great. Foreigners wax poetic about how amazing our schools are. In a nutshell, Finnish schools are some of the best in the world. Yet Finnish schools are […]

The Lightneer Mission

March 21, 2016

Here’s the deal. Innumerable people in the world struggle with learning and understanding. Education is broken: according to recent research, 25% of school kids are bored to death and almost 50% of them have no understanding of why they go to school. Our educational systems are not well equipped to deal with the learning challenges set […]

Bridging the Attention Gap

March 20, 2016

Schools have an increasing challenge in keeping up students’ attention. While Finland scores at the top of pretty much any education evaluation, even in Finland we have pretty big challenges for schoolwork. In a recent research it was found out that 25% of Finnish elementary schoolers suffer from bore-out, whereas one half of them have […]