Acting as a Professional in a Finnish Early Childhood Education Context

@inproceedings{Karila2012ActingAA,
  title={Acting as a Professional in a Finnish Early Childhood Education Context},
  author={Kirsti Karila and Jarmo Kinos},
  year={2012}
}
This chapter describes and analyses the Finnish case study and begins by illustrating the macro-level context in which Finnish early childhood education practitioners work. In analysing the teacher’s day, it is possible to see that a typical day is constructed around a number of meaningful episodes. The findings show that being an early childhood professional at the current time in Finland is challenging as practitioners face new expectations for professionalism in the early childhood field due… CONTINUE READING