Posts tagged "Nordics"
Norway’s Halden Prison is a ‘Campus’
Finland Tops The Happiness Index
How Finland’s #HousingFirst Solved Homelessness
Norway’s Underwater Road
Norway is building a floating underwater road tunnel – the longest and deepest sub-sea road tunnel in the world.@wef#Norway #tech #innovation #construction #architecture pic.twitter.com/e9XAX9lAWV
— CIS (UK) Ltd (@CISGroupUK) May 27, 2018
(Video, header image courtesy World Economic Forum.)
Finland Has The Cleanest Air In The World
Norway pushes Electric Aircraft research
Norway, flush with oil money, is aware the boom won’t last. And one of the biggest fossil fuel C02 footprints? Commercial aircraft. So this is welcome research.
“Housing First” – a new approach for addressing long-term homelessness
“How Finland tackled homelessness and why Birmingham might be following in their footsteps”
A revolutionary new scheme under which rough sleepers are given a home straight away could be officially piloted here in Birmingham (UK) after showing success abroad.
The “Housing First” principle gives rough sleepers a permanent stable home and address rather than move them through various shelters, hostels and supported accommodation.
It has proved such a success in the USA, Finland and several other countries that the Local Government Secretary Sajid Javid is looking to pilot the scheme here – and the West Midlands is making a bid to be that test bed.
In The World’s Most Successful Public School System, There’s Almost No Homework
How Finland Created One of the Best Educational Systems in the World (by Doing the Opposite of U.S.)