Teacher Education in Finland during the War Years, 1939–45

  title={Teacher Education in Finland during the War Years, 1939–45},
  author={Merja Paksuniemi and Satu Uusiautti and Kaarina M{\"a}{\"a}tt{\"a}},
  journal={War \& Society},
  pages={12 - 25}
Abstract The Second World War profoundly affected the school system in Finland that already functioned as the seedbed for the national ideology; the Finnish teacher training colleges were temporarily closed during the years 1939–45, and several college buildings served as stationary war hospitals. This article describes the operation of the teacher training college of Tornio in northern Finland and student teachers’ and teachers’ lives during the war years 1939–45. The moral-Christian and… 

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