Learn the Best Finnish Pedagogical Practices

Would you like to get new tools and ideas to spark the joy of learning in children? Learn how to incorporate the world-renowned Finnish Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) methods into your daily work.

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What you will learn

The Learning Scoop courses cover a variety of topics related to Early Childhood Education and Care. You will learn the best practices from the Finnish education system and how to apply them to your daily work.

Whether you are an elementary school teacher or a kindergarten leader, we’ve got you covered! Browse through our courses and find the one that best suits you and your goals as an educator.


The courses consist of educational videos and additional learning materials. After watching the videos and reviewing the learning materials, you will do a learning assignment to test what you have learned.

Courses are produced by Learning Scoop

Learning Scoop is a Finnish company working in the fields of teacher education and pedagogical leadership development.

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Who are my instructors?

Johanna Järvinen-Taubert is a Master of Education and an enthusiastic and inspiring teacher trainer with the years of experience in the field. Promoting learning in different ways and contexts has been at the core of Johanna Järvinen-Taubert’s work. She has worked as a teacher trainer and university researcher in the field of education. For the last 20 years, she has trained teachers from early childhood education, basic education, high schools, and higher education in Finnish in-service teacher training programs. This has given her comprehensive insight into the Finnish education system.

Over the past years as a pedagogical director in Learning Scoop, Johanna Järvinen-Taubert has focused on training foreign teachers, students and education experts on Finnish education. Her mission is to share ideas and best practices with experts from other countries. Meeting devoted educators from all over the world and learning from each other is the most inspiring aspect of her current work.

Johanna Järvinen-Taubert is also one of the editors and authors of the book Finnish Education in Practice – What, Why and How, published in 2021.

Elena Chukhlantseva, Master of Education, has gained over twenty years of academic and practical experience in multicultural and multilingual educational settings. She is a trained English language teacher and class teacher. What’s more, she holds a master’s degree in International and Comparative Education, specializing in Educational Leadership and Management.

In addition to having conducted scientific research in the field of sociology of education, Elena Chukhlantseva has taught in both Finnish and bilingual early childhood education centers and schools while also co-managing an early childhood education center. In the last few years, she has trained teachers, experts and other relevant stakeholders both in Finland and abroad on different topics of Finnish education.

As an ECEC Specialist, Elena Chukhlantseva has emphasized training others on Finnish early year and primary education; collaborating with partners in developing a Finland-inspired curriculum for early year education; and promoting the best Finnish educational practices. The great thing about engaging with colleagues from different parts of the world has been professional exchange and continuous learning.

Elena Chukhlantseva is also one of the editors and authors of the book Finnish Education in Practice – What, Why and How, published in 2021.

Jukka Miettunen is a Master of Education and a former principal at Yli-Ii Comprehensive School in the City of Oulu, Finland. As a principal he coached his staff to enable 21st century skills to the students. Together in their school they built a modern STEAM learning environment to serve cross-curriculum projects and teachers’ co-operation.

Currently, Jukka Miettunen works as a project manager in DigiOne project. The objective of DigiOne project is to create a national digital service platform and education ecosystem that can involve interested education providers and service providers, and other actors in the field.

Jukka Miettunen has over 20 years of experience as a teacher and school leader. His expertise areas are change management, learning technology, leadership, 21st century skills, learning environment solutions, and STEAM education.

Story Behind Edufication

Edufication = Education + Finland + Modification

Edufication was born out of a passion for offering the best of the Finnish education system. We believe in the power of Micro-Learning and unlocking its potential for everyone in our fast-paced, digital world.

We modify Finnish excellence, knowledge, skills, and experience into educational products and services to benefit learners and organisations.

Made in Finland, by Xamk, South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences.

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