Finnish education innovation INTO SCHOOL, also recognised in the HundrED 2019 collection, won the award for Best Product to Promote Arts, Music and Drama in the Classroom category at the annual “Oscar Gala in Education”, GESS Education Awards, in Dubai on 26th February 2020.
INTO SCHOOL is a unique Finnish education concept & a complete teacher training program with the global goal of having creative and inclusive technology-supported STEAM learning as an integral part of education. This cross-curricular and passion-based learning approach enables more versatile education in diverse learning environments preparing children with necessary future skills.
The GESS Education Awards annually reward the world's greatest pioneers in education. There were nominees from over 90 countries for this category of awards and Kari Saarilahti, CEO of the INTO SCHOOL was thrilled about the win,
“The award is a concrete demonstration how the Finnish education model is valued around the world and it feels good on our behalf to promote a positive image of Finland globally.”
Having worked with over 12000 students in 8 counties, Janne Hiedanniemi, Head of Education at INTO SCHOOL shares that “it feels awesome that this type of new creative learning, in which everyone’s creativity is recognized, is acknowledged on a global scale.”
A big congratulations to Kari Saarilaht, Janne Hiedanniemiand the INTO SCHOOL team for this incredible recognition! If you interested in learning more about the program, check out their innovation page!
Photo credit - Katia Al-Kaisi