Finn and fun: Lessons from Finland's new school curriculum.
In Finland, teachers work with researchers and architects and even furniture designers to create learning spaces that aim to provide stimulating and safe environments for students of all learning styles to learn effectively.
So even though the Finnish education system has consistently ranked at the top of international educational benchmarks, the curriculum has been tweaked further to keep it relevant.
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Finland scored high on the original PISA education assessment, but its scores have slipped in recent years. Critics argue that Finland's success came from earlier education models, not from headline-making features like late start times, lack of homework, and absence of test assessment.
Asia's rigorous education system is now eclipsing Finland's PISA scores. Which approach is the right one? Which is truly shortsighted?
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