（1.Jilin Sport University，Changchun 130022，China；2.International Center for Sport Management，
University of Georgia，Athens 30602，USA)
Abstract: The Finnish physical education teacher education field devotes itself to research type physical education teacher selection and cultivation, has formed a mature research type physical education teacher cultivation system and a qualification certification institution currently. By applying literature data method and comparative analysis method etc, the author systematically interpreted and analyzed the Finish research type physical education teacher cultivation institution and system, and concluded the followings: Finish research type physical education teacher cultivation objective orientation is that academic cultivation is more important than teaching training, in the process of teacher cultivation, it is advocated that academic cultivation guides teaching training; the Finish teacher cultiva-tion institution ensures research type physical education teacher cultivation quality via strict cultivation processes and verification procedures; Finland values cultivating the professional attainments of the students who will serve as research type physical education teachers, in teacher qualification examinations, advocates to intensity the theory examination link’s verification of student’s research foundations, values the specialty examination link’s test of stu-dent’s comprehensive research attainments, emphasizes optimizing the professional adaptation ability of research type physical education teachers, and runs information technology education throughout the entire process of re-search type physical education teacher cultivation. Learning from Finish experience is conducive to enriching and optimizing Chinese physical education teacher qualification certification and entry examination subjects and proce-dures, seeking for improving Chinese physical education teacher qualification examination contents and modes, and intensifying physical education teacher’s professional teaching and research attainments and abilities.
Key words: physical education teacher；research type physical education teacher；physical education teacher qualification examination；physical education teacher attainment；Finland