Pasi Sahlberg is a professor of education policy at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia. His books include Hard Questions on Global Educational Change: Policies, Practices, and the Future of Education. Visit Pasi's website at www.pasisahlberg.com.
International Praise for Previous Editions of Finnish Lessons ! "Finland's approach to education reform shows we must address student inequality before we can expect student excellence." --The 2013 Grawemeyer Award CommitteeFor both educators and non-educators alike, Finnish Lessons 2.0 poses provocative ideas for reflection when contemplating the necessary inputs that contribute to educational success.--Teachers College RecordThe story of Finnish educational success as told by Sahlberg in the slim volume Finnish Lessons is remarkable...this is an important book and educators need to read it.--Educational Researcher Finnish Lessons 2.0 is compelling and well-written. It will be of particular interest to those involved in developing education policy, although the book is also highly accessible and should be recommended reading for principals, teachers and parents--even in Finland.--Limina: A Journal of Historical and Cultural StudiesSahlberg's work is enlightening in that it espouses an education system that is different from many other systems in advanced countries across the world and provides solid background on the historical context that allowed Finland's education system to transform into a powerhouse.--Education ReviewIf you are interested in how to help your students be better citizens and part of a dynamic society, please read Finnish lessons 2.0.--British Journal of Educational TechnologyWhat I find encouraging in Sahlberg's book is his recurring note that no matter how dismal a country's system may seem, there is hope and room for reform.--Philippine Daily InquirerSahlberg's book contains important lessons for a broad range of academics, educators, politicians, and the public.--ScienceThis book will give hope, vision, and strategies to anyone who is sincere in bringing a great education to every child. Pick it up and read it. --Education Week's BookMarks