HEI Schools chosen as finalist for Fast Company’s World Changing Ideas Award 2019

Selected from over 2,000 entries, HEI Schools was named a finalist for its impactful work globalizing Nordic wellbeing through education. Helsinki International Schools was co-founded by the University of Helsinki together with experts in education and design.

Fast Company is a leader in progressive business media and has selected HEI Schools as a world changing innovation in education. World Changing Ideas is one of Fast Company’s major annual award programs and is focused on social good, seeking to elevate finished products and brave concepts that make the world a better place for us all.

“We are honored to be able to recognize HEI Schools’ achievements in creating a World Changing Idea and to include them as part of this remarkable list of innovative solutions,” says Fast Company editor-in-chief Stephanie Mehta.

Read more: HEI Schools' press release 

HEI Schools featured in CNN

As Finland is named the happiest nation in the UN World Happiness Report for a second year in a row, interest in Finland and in the educational model is rapidly growing. HEI Schools is providing a way to instill well-being in children worldwide and give them the best foundation for life. CNN discussed this further with CEO, Milla Kokko about how HEI Schools highly designed, complete school package exports Finnish education globally for children to not just develop, but thrive. A local parent from HEI Schools Korea was also interviewed about why she chose the Finnish approach to educate her young daughter.

Read more: CNN link

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