Psychological and pedagogical Support in the Finnish Education System

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Abstract

The article reviews the ways of organizing psychological and pedagogical support for schoolchildren in Finland. The Finnish education system ranks highly in educational rankings (PEARLS, PISA) and is aimed at solving two problems: qualitative education, physical and mental health of students. The article analyzes programs aimed at ensuring the psychological health and well-being of Finnish schoolchildren: a three-stage support program for children with special educational needs, health lessons, including blocks on mental health, the Kiva anti-bullying program, the career guidance and counseling system, the work of nurses. It is concluded that psychological and pedagogical support in Finnish schools is carried out by a large number of specialists: teachers, professional consultants, nurses, health education teachers, psychologists, special teachers, tutors, consolidated in special working groups to solve specific problems.

General Information

Keywords: finnish education system, psychological and pedagogical support, psychological well-being of schoolchildren, three-level support system for children with special educational needs, anti-bullying program

Journal rubric: Educational Psychology

Article type: scientific article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.17759/jmfp.2022110301

For citation: Adaskina A.A. Psychological and pedagogical Support in the Finnish Education System [Elektronnyi resurs]. Sovremennaia zarubezhnaia psikhologiia = Journal of Modern Foreign Psychology, 2022. Vol. 11, no. 3, pp. 8–16. DOI: 10.17759/jmfp.2022110301. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)

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Anna A. Adaskina, PhD in Psychology, Associate Professor, Chair of Educational Psychology named after prof. V.A. Guruzhapov, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education, Moscow, Russia, ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8802-0975, e-mail: adaskinaaa@mgppu.ru

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