The Secret Teacher
(Helsingin Sanomat 3.10.2021)
''For almost a year, a Finnish teacher covertly taught children in the al-Hol refugee camp in Syria using WhatsApp messages.''
''AT the beginning of April 2020, Ilona Taimela, who is a teacher, received an unordinary private message on Facebook...''
Learn from Finnish Education!
Ip Kin-yuen is a member of the Legislative Council of Honkong for Education Constituency and a Chief Executive for Hongkong Professional Teachers' Union. He visited Finland and Ilona Taimela, and he wrote about Finnish Education. We also had the pleasure of visiting him in Hongkong in the parliament.
(Hongkong Media in May, 2020)
DISSECT PHENOMENON BASED LEARNING WITH ILONA TAIMELA
“Compass teachers” is to share educators around the world with teaching tactics, education research or helpful tools (edtech). Amazing ideas for you to experiment in the classroom.
This episode is all about Phenomenon based learning.
(Podcast #16 Compass Teachers)
FINLAND: ‘’IT’S TIME TO COME UP WITH NEW INNOVATIONS’’
This episode talks about how to sustain and scale change in education. The role of autonomy, entrepreneurialism, teachers and students in change making AND why we should never forget the greats iin pedagogical thinking. In this episode: Sanni Grahn-Laasonen, Pia Pakarinen, Pasi Sahlberg and Ilona Taimela.
(Podcast #135 THE EDTECH PODCAST)
Speaking after the Unleash! Forum for Educators in Learning and Teaching Expo in December, Ilona Taimela, an Educational Consultant for the Helsinki Education Consulting Group, explained how the education system works in Finland.
"It is very different from what I have seen in Hong Kong, China, The UK or Australia.''
(The Hong Kong Standard March 2020)
Los escolares finlandeses deciden ya cómo y qué aprenden
(EL PAÍS 25th November 2019)
"Ellos tienen que ser responsables de su propio aprendizaje para que sean autosificientes como trabajadores" remarca Taimela.