Fascinating tidbits on Scandinavian culture, lifestyles and education

10 reasons why Finland’s education system is the best in the world

Time and time again, American students continually rank near the middle or bottom among industrialized nations when it comes to performance in math and science. The Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) which in conjunction with the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) routinely releases data which shows that Americans are seriously lagging behind in a […]

Cooperating and not competition: The secret of Finnish Education

This blog post may also be ready on the Daily Mirror Education is a prime indicator of our quality of life. It enables us to constantly learn and overcome challenges, creating a life we dream of. In this light Finland’s education system is regarded as top-notch, and other countries, including Sri Lanka, are making efforts […]

What to do (and not to do) in Finland

Finns are relaxed and helpful but they expect much from you as a person as well: Finish peoples are relaxed and calm in their outlook towards life and living. This is reflected in the casual way in which they treat such things as manners and dress for instance. “Just use common sense” is a general […]

Scandinavia: The most sustainable region of the world

Norway, the most sustainable country in the world Norway is the most sustainable country in the world. But it’s not the only Scandinavian country that tops the list. Sweden, Finland and Denmark are hot on its heels. These countries have held these positions for years thanks to their leadership in governance, innovation, human capital and environmental indicators, […]