Higher Education in Finland at a glance. Maija Innola Department for Higher Education and Science Ministry of Education, Science and Culture

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1 Higher Education in Finland at a glance Maija Innola Department for Higher Education and Science Ministry of Education, Science and Culture

2 Duration FORMAL EDUCATION IN FINLAND ISCED - classification 6 Doctoral degrees Licentiate - degrees Universities 5 A Master's degrees Bachelor's degrees Universities Polytechnic master's degrees Polytechnics Work experience 3 years Polytechnic bachelor's degrees Polytechnics in years Matriculation examination General upper secondary schools Special vocational qualifications * Vocational Further vocational qualifications * qualifications * Vocational institutions * Also available as apprenticeship training 2 & 1 Basic education, year - olds Comprehensive schools 0 Pre - primary education, 6 - year - olds ISCED - classification Pre - primary education 1 2 Primary education or lower secondary education 3 Upper secondary education 4 Post - secondary non - tertiary education 5 First stage of tertiary education 6 Second stage of tertiary education

3 The Finnish Higher Education System The Finnish higher education system comprises two parallel sectors University sector 14 research universities Student enrollment , ( FTE) of which doctoral students All institutions funded by the state Polytechnic sector [universities of applied sciences] (est. in the mid-1990s) 25 institutions Student enrollment , ( FTE) Institutions partly funded by the state, partly by municipalities Regional development tasks Bachelor degrees (vocational and professional degrees) (Professional) Master s degrees

4 Selected higher education facts about Finland Population of 5,4 million Higher education institution network covers the populated parts of the country University (blue) Polytechnic (green) Research institute (red)

5 The Finnish Higher Education System - degrees by level

6 Funding of the Finnish HE sector Public funding for HEIs: Universities 1,8 bn (state), Polytechnics 0,9 bn (state and municipalities) - Funding allocated to the universities and to the maintaining organisations of the polytechnics as a lump sum - Public research funding allocated to universities also by Academy of Finland & Tekes 0,3 bn - Private funding to HE institutions mainly to R&D Student financial aid, 0,57 bn, approx. to students in HEIs

7 Recent and ongoing reforms

8 University reform (2010) universities became legal persons separate from the State, either as corporations under public law or foundations under the Foundations Act. Greater autonomy Greater latitude with finances: donations, income from capital and business activities Universities took the place of the State as employers New core funding formula from 2013 (impact, quality, internationalisation) The Ministry of Education and Culture ensures by means of steering that university activities conform to the higher education policy aims set by Parliament and the Government. Lighter and more strategic level performance agreement procedure between MoE and universities

9 The polytechnic reform Aims of the Polytechnic Reform To give the polytechnics a stronger position to meet the changes and challenges of the working life, society and regions As independent legal persons polytechnics will have more independent status and more flexibility to better react and response to the needs of the surrounding society To enhance the quality and effectiveness of teaching and RDI To strengthen their role within the system of innovation To ensure international competitiveness of the polytechnic system Efforts will be made to gain the commitment of other actors in society to support the polytechnics' mission

10 The polytechnic reform Timetable and stages The reform is expected to take effect on 1 January 2014 (amendments to legislation) concerning: new funding model new operating licenses updated educational responsibilities In later stage/scheduled according to the timetable of the government transfer reform: transferring the polytechnic financing from local authorities to the government change of the legal personality of polytechnics

11 The reform of higher education admissions More applicants than places 2/3 of entrants are new students, 1/3 have a degree or a study place Goals Expidite entry into higher education First-time applicants chances of being admitted to be improved Joint internet based application and admission system for all HEI s from 2014 onwards finding opportunities applications admission enrollment Possibility for HEIs to set quotas for first-timers

12 Thank you! Kiitos! 12

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