WHO:

Pasi Sahlberg, Ph.D, and Azusa Pacific’s School of Education

Sahlberg is director general of the Centre for International Mobility and Cooperation (CIMO) in Helsinki, Finland. He has global expertise in education reform, training teachers, coaching schools, and advising policymakers. Sahlberg has also served the World Bank in Washington, D.C., and the European Commission in Torino, Italy, as an education expert. He is the author of Finnish Lessons: What Can the World Learn About Educational Change in Finland?

WHAT:

Sahlberg presents the many facets of Finland’s K–12 educational system and policies, sharing the lessons that educators can learn from the success of Finnish educational reform.

The APU School of Education Lecture Series provides a venue to host national and international speakers and facilitate dialogue on issues relating to education that affect Southern California leaders, educations, parents, and students. Lectures are hosted by the School of Education on the Azusa Pacific University campus and are free and open to the public.

WHEN:

Thurs., November 15, 2012

7:30 p.m.

WHERE:

Perry Lecture Hall, located in APU’s Segerstrom Science Center

West Campus

701 East Foothill Blvd.

Azusa, CA 91702