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Announcement: Conference “Education as the key to success: the Finnish experience”

Published date: 21.10.2013 14:54 | Author: Ministry of Education

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The Embassy of Finland in Belgrade, in cooperation with the Ministry of Education of Montenegro, organizes a Conference “Education as the key to success: the Finnish experience”, on Tuesday 22 October 2013 at 11h, to be held in the meeting room of the Ministry of Education.

The aim of this experience “Education as the key to success” is to present the Finnish education system in Montenegro and set up the basis for future cooperation between Finnish and Montenegrin stakeholders in education. The conference will offer possibility to education experts and decision-makers to exchange opinion on the current developmental questions in the field of education.

The conference will open Mr Pekka Orphana, the Ambassador of Finland for Serbia and Montenegro, and Mrs Vesna Vucurovic, Deputy Minister of Education of Montenegro. Mr. Pasi Sahlberg, Director General of the Centre for International Mobility and Cooperation (CIMO) and one of the leading Finnish experts in the field of education, will share with the participants positive practice from the Finnish education reform. Presentations will be held by Mr Esa Suominen, special counselor for education of Finland and Mrs Kiira Karkkainen, expert for education from the Finnish consultancy group.

During these presentations, participants of the Conference will have chance to explain to all participants how Finland accomplished to create one of the leading education systems in the world and how this influenced on the Finnish economy and public wealth.