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News, 11/27/2013

’Twas the night before PISA in Finland

By Peter Marten, November 2013
Finland, PISA 2012, PISA results 2013, Programme for International Student Assessment, OECD, Pasi Stahlberg, Finnish lessons, Erkki Aho, education skills, education export, Centre for International Mobility and Cooperation, CIMO, Finnish social innovations, teacher trainingWhat’s the secret of Finland’s highly praised education system? It has little to do with the amount of homework.

Guess what? Kids in Finland are no more enthusiastic about homework than children anywhere else in the world. However, Finland has something that most other countries lack – it’s just hard to define what that something is.

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Updated 11/27/2013


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