Our Unique Approach - Finnish Education for the World
Guided Play-Based Learning with an Emphasis on Character Development & Big School Preparation
At Kipinä, our teachers are experts in Finnish Pedagogy, having received university-level training and certification. They use an engaging, play-based approach to teaching that children adore. Our curriculum is truly global, and our lesson plans get kids ready for any K-12 setting, whether it's in a private international school, an IB school, a Cambridge school, or a national school. We make sure our students have all the skills they need in literacy, numeracy, and 21st-century competencies.
Since we can't predict the future, at Kipinä, we put a strong emphasis on building good character as the foundation for all our work and relationships.
Global Perspective with Finnish Foundation
Finland's Approach to Education is Celebrated Around the World
In the global education ranking called the PISA scores, Finland consistently stands out as one of the world's top performers. In 2023, Finland achieved an impressive overall PISA score of 516.3, securing the 8th position globally. Finland particularly excelled in science, ranking 5th with a score of 522, and in reading, ranking 4th with a score of 520.
It's worth noting that Finland surpasses several countries, including the USA, the UK, Australia, Germany, France, Italy, Norway, Denmark, and Sweden, just to name a few.
All of our Kipinä teachers are trained and certified in Finnish Pedagogy, ensuring that we start with the best approach to education.
Kipinä Was Designed and Tested on Children from more than 100 nationalities and proven in 15 Countries, and 7 languages over 8 Years
Our curriculum is compatible with worldwide programs like the International Baccalaureate and Cambridge, along with the UK's EYFS and various American programs.
Kipinä kids enjoy a diverse, multilingual curriculum that gives them an exceptional start in life.
If you join a preschool franchise with hundreds of schools you become a number too.
At Kipinä we pride ourselves on working with select franchise partners and ensuring they have generous exclusive zones. We make sure we have the time to support them and we don't put our franchisees in competition with each other.
It's common sense.