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School Day’s most interesting topics, trends, and releases.

Happy National Principals Month! Here's How You Can Show Your Gratitude to Your Principal
12.10.2021
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Happy National Principals Month! Here's How You Can Show Your Gratitude to Your Principal

Schools are pretty magical places. A melting pot of great minds and inspiration, they bring together knowledge, experience, and innovativeness from students and staff alike. Supporting& ...
The Path to Recovery Starts from Wellbeing
04.10.2021
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The Path to Recovery Starts from Wellbeing

Although the pandemic is still very much happening, and there are millions of people living under severe restrictions, something has changed. We now look forward to a brighter future, gradually leavin ...
School Day Makes Their Platform FREE for Teachers
14.09.2021
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School Day Makes Their Platform FREE for Teachers

We made our Teacher Subscription FREE and here's why Looking at the data collected with School Day we can see a clear drop globally - between just prior to the pandemic and the end of the 2021 school ...
Happy National Substitute Appreciation Week Educators!
07.09.2021
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Happy National Substitute Appreciation Week Educators!

There are around 270 000 substitute teachers in the US. The art of being a substitute teacher is a delicate one. Jumping into new classroom situations, building trust and confidence from scratch. Taki ...
Visma Acquires the School Day Dashboard Service for the Visualization of Student Administration Data and Strengthening Knowledge Management
03.09.2021
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Visma Acquires the School Day Dashboard Service for the Visualization of Student Administration Data and Strengthening Knowledge Management

Visma Enterprise Oy strengthens the cloud-based competence of student administration by acquiring the Dashboard service developed by School Day Helsinki Oy. The service visualizes the reports of educa ...
Happy Women’s Equality Day Educators! This Is How You Can Improve Equality in Your Classroom
26.08.2021
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Happy Women’s Equality Day Educators! This Is How You Can Improve Equality in Your Classroom

Today, we celebrate the 19th Amendment to the Constitution that granted women the right to vote exactly 101 years ago on August 26th, 1920. Before that, suffragettes had fought for political equa ...
Finnish Experience Flagship School Launches in Malaysia
23.08.2021
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Finnish Experience Flagship School Launches in Malaysia

UCSI International School (UIS) Kuala Lumpur has signed an MoA with Finnish Education Solutions (FEDS) to be inducted as the first Finnish Experience Flagship School in Malaysia. Read the full press r ...
New SEL Resources and Strategies to Kick-start the School Year!
20.08.2021
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New SEL Resources and Strategies to Kick-start the School Year!

Ready, Set, Back to School! The new school year is gradually starting, and we are excited to be sharing it with you! That being said, we know you have a busy year ahead, going from remote learning bac ...
Happy Pride Month from School Day!
22.06.2021
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Happy Pride Month from School Day!

In June, we stop to thank and support the LHBTIQ+ community and individuals who for decades have strived for justice and continue to do so. Everyone has the right to proudly be themselves, f ...
We Are Hyped About Our Upcoming Fall Release - Here's What They Are!
02.06.2021
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We Are Hyped About Our Upcoming Fall Release - Here's What They Are!

Did you hear what you can do with our service this Fall? Here's a sneak peek into what new features we are developing for the coming school year! Create your own questions This Fall we are l ...
School Day Named to The GSV Cup Elite 200 - Will Compete for $1 Million in Prizes in World’s Largest Pitch Competition for EdTech Startups 
12.05.2021
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School Day Named to The GSV Cup Elite 200 - Will Compete for $1 Million in Prizes in World’s Largest Pitch Competition for EdTech Startups 

Helsinki, Finland (May 12, 2021) -- School Day has been selected as a semifinalist among 200 leading pre-seed and seed education technology startups competing to win the GSV Cup, with a prize purse va ...
Vantaa schools will adopt School Day in the spring of 2021
18.03.2021
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Vantaa schools will adopt School Day in the spring of 2021

School Day and the City of Vantaa are piloting School Day with third and seventh graders in Aurinkokivi, Kytöpuisto, and Koivukylä schools, as well as in Jokiniemi school's instruction for the disable ...
The Year of the Teacher
24.02.2021
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The Year of the Teacher

With one of the undoubtedly toughest years within education behind us, schools are in dire need of Social-Emotional Learning solutions that can help them rebuild the wellbeing of their students and cr ...
School Day Launching New US Districts and Schools Together with Eduscape
18.12.2020
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School Day Launching New US Districts and Schools Together with Eduscape

School Day is expanding its presence in the US together with Eduscape, its North American distribution partner. School Day's award-winning service will be adopted by several K-12 districts and schools ...
Remote Learning and the Importance of Students´ Wellbeing
17.11.2020
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Remote Learning and the Importance of Students´ Wellbeing

The world of education is changing fast and this is especially true this year with the rise of hybrid learning. We've seen educators and administrators across the world adapting quickly to build new m ...
Celebrating Inspiring Education Innovations Around the World
12.11.2020
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Celebrating Inspiring Education Innovations Around the World

I am a product of the Finnish education system and recognize how fortunate I have been to grow up and learn in a globally known system based on freedom, trust, and wellbeing. As the CEO of School Day, ...
Principal View Now Available!
22.10.2020
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Principal View Now Available!

 As I mentioned in the blog post regarding our September release, we have been working also with a new feature called "Principal View". Now our quality control persons are also happy, so here it ...
The Value of Student Voice for School Leaders and Teachers | Webinar
16.10.2020
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The Value of Student Voice for School Leaders and Teachers | Webinar

We are super excited to join our partner Eduscape in this upcoming webinar on The Value of Student Voice in Social-Emotional Learning. When: Monday, October 26, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDTLink to reg ...
How does school culture influence teaching and learning?
13.10.2020
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How does school culture influence teaching and learning?

To be a truly amazing school leader, we need to focus on helping students achieve real growth and success. When students know school is a place that is safe and supportive, they do better. They meet c ...
News from the Engine Room - September Release is Out!
25.09.2020
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News from the Engine Room - September Release is Out!

 Greetings from our developers! We have been pushing to get our newest features out, and now they are live! Here you can have a quick glimpse of what to expect. Analytics Directly from Phenomenon ...
School Day and Oxford Education LIT Launch First Schools Together
11.09.2020
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School Day and Oxford Education LIT Launch First Schools Together

School Day and Oxford Education LIT have signed a reseller partnership to support student wellbeing and social-emotional learning for English speaking schools worldwide. Oxford Education LIT will be r ...
Introducing School Day Avatars!
10.09.2020
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Introducing School Day Avatars!

School Day Avatars are here!  Students can now choose between 16 different avatars to use as their profile picture while in our service! Below are our 16 new avatars made for your stude ...
Latest from School Day Research!
01.09.2020
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Latest from School Day Research!

I'm sure that we can all agree that we have had an unexpected spring and summer behind us. The back-to-work orientation period is starting to be over. We're now again in full gear on th ...
Our August Release is Out!
20.08.2020
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Our August Release is Out!

Summertime is nearing its end here in Finland, and for the last couple of months, we have been working with some great new features! Some have been rolled out already during the summer. Some are just ...
School Day Made it to the Nordic-Baltic EdTech 50 List!
19.08.2020
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School Day Made it to the Nordic-Baltic EdTech 50 List!

AMAZING NEWS! We're thrilled to announce that we made it to HolonIQ's list of 50 most innovative EdTech companies in the Nordic-Baltic region.  HolonIQ and select Nordic-Baltic market expert ...
School Day Wellbeing Now Available on Microsoft AppSource
05.08.2020
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School Day Wellbeing Now Available on Microsoft AppSource

Helsinki, Finland — July 29, 2020 — School Day Helsinki Oy, a leading school- wellbeing and SEL analytics company, today announced the availability of School Day Wellbeing on Microsoft AppSource, an o ...
School Day and WholeSchools form Latin America Partnership
11.06.2020
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School Day and WholeSchools form Latin America Partnership

School Day and WholeSchools have signed a strategic partnership to strengthen student wellbeing and social-emotional learning in Latin America. WholeSchools will be representing School Day, an interna ...
What the Data Says about the Wellbeing of the Student after 50 Days
18.05.2020
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What the Data Says about the Wellbeing of the Student after 50 Days

Globally, we have found ourselves in a situation where both working people and learners in educational institutions have had to close their own homes and take care of their work and well-being almost ...
School Day raises €1.1m in a seed round led by Sparkmind.vc to accelerate international expansion.
13.05.2020
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School Day raises €1.1m in a seed round led by Sparkmind.vc to accelerate international expansion.

Student wellbeing solution provider, School Day, has secured €1.1m seed funding in a round led by Sparkmind.vc. Existing and new investors including Lifeline Ventures and angel investor John Martin, f ...
School Day In Microsoft Teams!
14.03.2020
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School Day In Microsoft Teams!

Our team is proud and excited to announce our integration with Microsoft Teams, the leading online collaboration platform. Students can now take our wellbeing q ...
School Day Web App Is Here!
14.02.2020
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School Day Web App Is Here!

​In my previous post I wrote about our latest service updates and about our plans to distribute School Day Wellbeing Service to multiple platforms. Now we are ready to launch School Day Web App. ...
School Day and Eduscape Partner
28.01.2020
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School Day and Eduscape Partner

School Day boosts its presence in the US by partnering with Eduscape. We have now signed a strategic business development and reseller partnership to jointly build awareness and offer solutions for so ...
School Day Wellbeing - Product Update!
08.01.2020
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School Day Wellbeing - Product Update!

We start 2020 with a product update! School Day Wellbeing has gone through a massive makeover on the surface, but also under the hood. Our app for students has new features, the Insights page for ...
School Day Is the First Finnish Company at SXSW Edu!
08.01.2020
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School Day Is the First Finnish Company at SXSW Edu!

The South by Southwest (SXSW) Education Conference & Festival is an annual event that celebrates groundbreaking work in education. It fosters innovation in learning through competitions, which ser ...
School Day Is a Holistic Support System for Schools
08.01.2020
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School Day Is a Holistic Support System for Schools

Forbes magazine listed Marc Brackett's book Permission to Feel as one of the must-reads of 2019. In his book, Brackett lists four essential features for effective SEL (social and emotional learni ...
Student Wellbeing and Academic Achievement
30.12.2019
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Student Wellbeing and Academic Achievement

School performance and student wellbeing have been widely studied in education and psychology, but most often separately or individually in connection to other factors in learning. Little is known abo ...
Positive Development in Student Wellbeing
29.11.2019
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Positive Development in Student Wellbeing

It is a pleasure to write about student wellbeing when there is something positive to report, and now there is! The wellbeing of middle school students has improved in many ways during the last ten ye ...
School Day Pitch at Slush
22.11.2019
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School Day Pitch at Slush

Slush is the leading startup event in the world bringing together 25,000 people to Helsinki annually. This year we had a chance to present our unique AI-backed wellbeing solution at Slush Pitching Com ...
News from Product Development
11.11.2019
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News from Product Development

As the year draws to a close, it's a good time to take a look at some of the latest from School Day Product Development and take a peek behind the curtain to see what's coming up in the near future. W ...
School Day Will Be Pitching at Slush!
09.11.2019
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School Day Will Be Pitching at Slush!

We couldn't be more excited! We have been selected to participate in the First Round of the Slush 100 Pitching Competition! Slush is the leading startup event in the world bringing together 25,000 cur ...
School Day Travels in Europe and the US
24.10.2019
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School Day Travels in Europe and the US

This autumn School Day has traveled in Europe and the US discussing wellbeing with students, educators, tech developers and researchers. In Ireland we visited VSWare to discuss partnership and co ...
School Day at Dare to Learn - Festival for Rethinking Education
22.09.2019
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School Day at Dare to Learn - Festival for Rethinking Education

At Dare to Learn Festival this month School Day competed for GESAwards. Global EdTech Startup Awards is the world's largest EdTech startup competition with more than 2,500 applications from startups a ...
School Day Partners with PowerSchool to Support Student Wellbeing
13.09.2019
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School Day Partners with PowerSchool to Support Student Wellbeing

School Day is teaming up with PowerSchool, a leading provider of K-12 education application technology supporting over 45 million students in over 70 countries. PowerSchool helps schools and ...
School Day Collaborates with Helsinki University
31.08.2019
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School Day Collaborates with Helsinki University

To kick off the fall term School Day team had a meeting with a group of wellbeing scientists at Helsinki University. Together with Katariina Salmela-Aro (Professor of Education at Helsinki University) ...
School Day Wellbeing Model Analyzes, Explains and Supports Student Wellbeing
22.08.2019
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School Day Wellbeing Model Analyzes, Explains and Supports Student Wellbeing

It was a year ago when first students started using our School Day Wellbeing Solution. During the past year, we have received a lot of feedback and ideas on how to further develop our model.  ...
School Day Is Now One of the Top10 EdTech Startups in Europe!
22.08.2019
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School Day Is Now One of the Top10 EdTech Startups in Europe!

During the summer we have developed our wellbeing model further, both in content and in functionality. It now has hundreds of wellbeing questions for the students, and it includes altogether five well ...
School Day Summer Updates
01.08.2019
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School Day Summer Updates

During the summer we have further built our Wellbeing Model 2.0 together with top scientists and many experienced teachers. One of the teachers is now part of the School Day team as a pedagogical spec ...
Knowledge Management Empowering Quality and Equality in Education
15.04.2019
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Knowledge Management Empowering Quality and Equality in Education

Municipalities and schools with a desire to understand and develop pedagogical solutions, remove barriers to learning and improve student wellbeing, are moving in the right direction. These schools ha ...
Book An Online Demo!
13.03.2019
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Book An Online Demo!

Are you interested in school wellbeing? Would you like to know more about the School Day Wellbeing solution? Now you can book a free 30 minute online-demo from School Day! In the demo we will tell you ...
School Wellbeing in the Gulf Region
11.03.2019
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School Wellbeing in the Gulf Region

The wellbeing of and pupils and teachers is also a major theme in the Gulf area. The School Day team spent the last week of February in the Dubai heat at the Finnish Education Expo and GESS Dubai. The ...
Five Tips Towards Classroom Wellbeing
22.02.2019
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Five Tips Towards Classroom Wellbeing

Currently, there's a shift in the schools to focus on wellbeing in the classroom more and more. Schools in the UK have begun to implement a wellbeing curriculum into many schools throughout the UK whe ...
School Day pilot in Malaysia
21.02.2019
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School Day pilot in Malaysia

Mikael from School Day team is currently visiting Malaysia, where another School Day Wellbeing pilot school is about to start. The school in question is Dwi Emas International School in Kuala Lumpur, ...
School Day shortlisted for GESS awards!
12.01.2019
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School Day shortlisted for GESS awards!

The GESS-fair are held again in February at Dubai. The fairs are one of the biggest among education and education technology in the world. The GESS-fair also deals out annual awards for the most innov ...
School Day’s First International Pilot Begins
11.01.2019
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School Day’s First International Pilot Begins

January 14thmarks a special day as School Day will be kicking off it's first international school wellbeing pilot together with Nätraby's School Center in Sweden. Nätraby School Center has a 110 yea l ...
Smart School Concept Launch at BETT 2019
13.12.2018
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Smart School Concept Launch at BETT 2019

Our year starts with exciting things at BETT 2019 in London, UK. At the event we are launching completely new Smart School -concept with our partner Atea. The Smart School -concept combines study spac ...
We Were All So XcitED!
10.12.2018
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We Were All So XcitED!

We had an incredible time at Xcited which was held last week. Xcited is a side event held at Slush ever year, which focuses on Startups aimed towards education. Over 50 startups were present on the da ...
School Day at XcitED
14.11.2018
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School Day at XcitED

School Day heads to the The Old Student House at Helsinki for the Slush side-event XcitED on December the 4th! This event focuses on the latest solutions and trends in education technology. Key speake ...
School Wellbeing in Sweden
25.10.2018
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School Wellbeing in Sweden

School Day attended the EdTest event in Karlsham, Sweden on October 23rd. EdTest is an open event for local teachers and principals, where selected educational technology companies can introduce their ...
Valuable Experiences From Pilot Schools
12.10.2018
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Valuable Experiences From Pilot Schools

Pilot users in the School Day app have been using the app quite actively and we have already over 16,000 answers! SchoolDay has sent out a weekly summary to the students of their of their own class' a ...
School Day’s First Pilots Have Kicked Off!
06.09.2018
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School Day’s First Pilots Have Kicked Off!

The past week has been an important milestone in the story of School Day, as the first classes have taken the Wellbeing application for pilot use. Interesting data has accumulated already nicely, but ...