My daughter is a teacher on a sabbatical to research education in Finland to find out more about how the nordic education system is delivered. She is blogging as she goes on her travels and I am fancinated by the thinking that is behind not only their education but the thinking generally about life and children so I thought I would share her latest post. I am so very grateful to all the lovely people she is meeting who are opening up their homes to her and showing her the beautiful countryside. Thank you.
In Finland, anyone and everyone has the right to enjoy the countryside, no matter who owns the land, because of the legal concept, ‘everyman’s right’. Anyone may pick and enjoy the numerous varieties of mushrooms and berries that grow there; anyone may walk, ski, cycle, fish, swim and camp in the countryside so long as they […]