The Finnish education system is a surprisingly well-known topic in Latin America. The thing is, most of the information that the media spreads about the Finnish education system is completely absurd. What I wonder is, how can an important newspaper base an article on a documentary which was shot during one week in Finland, and which function is not only to provide information but to entertain? So, let me try. Even so, I figured my best informants for such an article would be Finnish teachers and parents, who are currently, actively inside the education system. Some of these people have also gone to school in countries like Brazil, Italy and Ecuador, and some have children who have gone to school in countries like Honduras and Spain.
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Dutch kids led the way in three out of the five categories, namely- material well being, educational well being, and behavior and risks. Why exactly are Dutch kids the happiest in the world? Happiness, measured as an indicator for social progress, was taken quite seriously. The Netherlands is a very free country.
27 SURPRISING Finnish Education System Facts and Statistics.
Finland has vastly improved in reading, math and science literacy over the past decade in large part because its teachers are trusted to do whatever it takes to turn young lives around. This year-old, Besart Kabashi, received something akin to royal tutoring. Besart had opened his own car repair firm and a cleaning company. Many schools are small enough so that teachers know every student. If one method fails, teachers consult with colleagues to try something else.
Next time you want to complain about the amount of homework you do, remember that students in Shanghai spend an average of over 14 hours per week on take-home work. A recent brief from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development OECD shows that American year-olds spent an average of six hours a week on homework in By comparison, students from all OECD countries were spending an average of about 4.