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Dr. Marja Ingrid Urponen
  • Dracut, MA
  • United States
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Dr. Marja Ingrid Urponen's Page

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Organization (if applicable):
Dr. U's Educational Consulting
Location (City or Town):
About Me or Reason for Joining the GEC:
I am a US-based Finnish school administrator with experience in Finland, Spain and the US. My educational consulting conducts several educator study tours to Finland for US educators and for educators from other countries every year.
I am a:
administrator, consultant
Grade Level or Age of Students You Work With (if applicable):
PreK through 12
Web Site (if applicable):
Global Education Projects Sponsored By You or That You're Involved In (if applicable):
Dr. U's Educational Consulting conducts educator study tours to Finland to introduce foreign educators to Finland's education system which is one of the top performers in international educational comparisons (PISA, etc.). The tours offer an opportunity for international educators to gain an understanding of Finland's education system and to take away research-based ideas to their school, district or college.
Next Edu Tour to Finland takes place in April 18-25, 2020. Registration is in process now.
Languages Spoken:
English, Spanish, Finnish
Favorite Education Resources:
Books and articles by Pasi Sahlberg.

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