Higher education research in Finland


Emerging structures and contemporary issues
Ahola, Sakari; Hoffman, David M.
University of Jyväskylä. Finnish Institute for Educational Research / Koulutuksen tutkimuslaitos

In Finland, research on higher education is spread out amongst various disciplines and locations, blending national traditions and addressing international trends. Since the beginning of 2000, the Consortium of Higher Education Researchers in Finland (CHERIF) has made an effort to present a current understanding and platform of communication about phenomenon linked to Finnish higher education.

From the outside looking in, Finland's education appears a success story. But what about the inside, looking around? What does a closer look reveal about Finnish higher education?

In the CHERIF yearbook, higher education specialists inside Finland focus on its' lesser reported higher education landscape. In terms of well known global phenomena and research traditions, the authors shed light on the inner workings of the most researched issues and trends in contemporary Finnish higher education research.

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