First time in Finland: Architecture as an elective subject for grades 3-6
At Puolimatka elementary school in Hyvinkää, Finland, the pupils can now choose to study architecture in weekly classes. Arkki has developed the educational content and trained the school teachers about architecture and experiental learning methods. In the first semester of 2016, c. 40 pupils out of 200 chose architecture. The pupils are from grades 4 and 5. In 2017 also pupils from grade 6 will have the possibility to study architecure.
Read more at: http://archinfo.fi/2016/05/alakoululaiset-valitsevat-arkkitehtuurin/