The Best School in the World: Seven Finnish Examples from the 21st Century
The 80-page English-language catalogue of the MFA exhibition The Best School in the World is designed especially for international audiences. Featuring a rich accompaniment of visual material it includes three expert essays and a detailed presentation of the schools. Architect Kaisa Nuikkinen discusses the various challenges of designing a school in her article Learning Spaces: How They Meet Evolving Educational Needs. Finland’s PISA performance is the main focus of Educational Progress in Finland and What We Can Learn from It, an expert article contributed by Pasi Sahlberg, Director General of the Finnish Centre for International Mobility (CIMO). Sirkka-Liisa Jetsonen, an architect at the National Board of Antiquities, provides an historical outline of the Finnish education system and its buildings in her article Setting the Scene for Learning. Available at the museum shop.