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100 years of Finnish education success stories


Taito Vesala, 96, has seen how blackboards have been replaced by tablet computers in Finnish classrooms. The skills of his descendants never cease to amaze him.

When Taito Vesala, 96, started school at the age of six in 1926, in the first year he had two weeks of school in the autumn and another two weeks in the spring, in an ambulatory school. After that, he attended four years of primary school, and there his education ended.

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Updated 9/27/2017

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