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Vol. 54, 01 July 2024


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Balancing Quality and Equity in Education: Finnish Education Experience and Implications

Jiaqi Liu * 1
1 Hongzhi High School of Shenzhen Foreign Language School

* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.

Lecture Notes in Education Psychology and Public Media, Vol. 54, 197-204
Published 01 July 2024. © 01 July 2024 The Author(s). Published by EWA Publishing
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Citation Jiaqi Liu. Balancing Quality and Equity in Education: Finnish Education Experience and Implications. LNEP (2024) Vol. 54: 197-204. DOI: 10.54254/2753-7048/54/20241665.

Abstract

In the 21st century, rapid technological development and changes in the times have made international competition increasingly fierce. The Finnish education system has been highly regarded for its excellent quality of teaching, unique education concepts, and innovative education policies. Through comparative analyses of the Finnish education system, this study finds that the key to its success lies in its unique 'all-inclusive' education system, flexible and reasonable education policies, and comprehensive financial aid system. Compared with Finland, China's education is developing continuously, but there are still many problems. For example, unequal distribution of education resources, uneven quality of education, and poor implementation of education policies are still prevalent. Therefore, this study needs to draw inspiration from Finland's successful experience to further improve China's education system and policies. Taking into account the Finnish experience in reforming the education system, China can carry out education reform by upgrading the links between vocational and academic education, formulating reasonable and flexible education policies, and establishing a sound system of relevant student subsidies.

Keywords

Education System, Education Quality, Education Equity

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Education Innovation and Philosophical Inquiries
ISBN (Print)
978-1-83558-455-2
ISBN (Online)
978-1-83558-456-9
Published Date
01 July 2024
Series
Lecture Notes in Education Psychology and Public Media
ISSN (Print)
2753-7048
ISSN (Online)
2753-7056
DOI
10.54254/2753-7048/54/20241665
Copyright
01 July 2024
Open Access
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