INTO SCHOOL has been awarded by global education nonprofit HundrED, as one of the 100 most inspiring K12 innovations across the world. INTO SCHOOL was one of the innovations selected from 36 countries to be recognized.
INTO SCHOOL was chosen due to its unique pioneering status and the ability to create a scalable impact, reaching several countries globally.
“We’re so pleased to have been selected as one of HundrED’s 100 global innovations. INTO SCHOOL was created to ensure teachers are able to engage learners, and to improve outcomes. Being offered the opportunity to extend this beyond Finland using HundrED’s platform, a network of global educators and innovators, is amazing. We are excited to see just how much further our work can be scaled,” says Janne Hiedanniemi, Head of Education of INTO SCHOOL.
HundrED aims to share best practices and K-12 innovations across borders to help improve the future of education globally. To achieve this, a team of researchers investigated innovations from around the world to determine 100 projects that are already changing the face of education. Over 1,000 innovations were identified through research, events and recommendations and then 160 were evaluated by HundrED’s academy made up of educational experts, educators and students (ages 11-19 years old) from 28 countries on their innovativeness, impact and scalability.
Saku Tuominen, CEO of HundrED, said: “Spreading innovations such as INTO SCHOOL across borders can be a game changer for education, worldwide. We will continue to encourage as many stakeholders as possible including schools, educators, administrators, students and organizations to get involved so that we can work towards a positive future.”
Kari Saarilahti, CEO
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