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Finnish women contend for Winter Olympic medals

Enni RukajärviSlideshow: As Winter Olympic events opened to female participation in the early and mid-1900s, Finnish women athletes often acted as trailblazers. In Pyeongchang, South Korea in 2018, Finnish sportswomen continue to compete for top results, as they always have. More...

Joy of play and learning in focus at seminar organised by Finnish Embassy

Johanna Sumuvuori, Ambassador Jaana Teckenberg, professor Kristiina Kumpulainen and Rita Melia. Photo: Anna HakalaThe Embassy of Finland in Dublin organised a seminar on early childhood education on 2 February. The theme of the event was 'The Joy of Play and Learning in Finnish Early Years Education'. The keynote speaker of the seminar was Professor of Education Kristiina Kumpulainen from the University of Helsinki, who stressed the importance of play and playful learning in early years education. Director Rita Melia from Early Childhood Ireland provided an Irish perspective to the issue. More...

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