Finnish Educator Wins Grawemeyer Award in Education

Pasi Sahlberg, director of Finland’s Center for International Mobility and Cooperation, has been awarded the 2013 Grawemeyer Award in Education, the University of Louisville announced on Wednesday. Mr. Sahlberg, a former teacher whose agency is part of Finland’s Ministry of Education and Culture, was honored for his 2011 book, Finnish Lessons: What Can the World Learn From Educational Change in Finland? The $100,000 honor is the fourth Grawemeyer Award announced this week.

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