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Susan Flocken explains what makes teachers' work so stressful – "Trade unions must take lead in improving teacher wellbeing"

Let's get on thing straight: a teacher’s job does not stop when the classes are over. Teaching entails a constant interaction with students, parents or carers, and psychosocial risks are widespread among the profession. Education trade unions are a powerful and democratic voice for teachers, so we must take the lead in improving teacher wellbeing, says Susan Flocken, European Director of ETUCE.

24.01.2020 News
Video: 18 Finnish teachers reveal their superpowers

Nordic’s leading teaching and education sector event Educa brings over 500 guests from abroad to follow the whole new international programme. OAJ published a video in which 18 Finnish teachers reveal their superpowers.

24.01.2020 News
What is hot this autumn in the Finnish education policy? Read an overview!

OAJ is an active influencer of education policy. Heljä Misukka, OAJ’s Director of Educational Policy, is currently attending The ETUCE Special Conference in Athens, Greece. Read up on the current issues of education policy in Finland.

26.11.2018 News
Co-operation with the home

Parents hold the primary responsibility for raising their children. In early childhood education, teachers act as the education partners of children’s parents and guardians, supporting them in the vital task of raising their child.

01.11.2018 Content page
Teaching in basic education

The aim of basic education is to teach skills and knowledge that are important in life and to secure a foundation of equal education for everyone. Further aims are to support students’ humanistic growth and their growth as ethically responsible members of society, and to promote education and equality in society.

01.11.2018 Content page