Education Systems

http://newsroom.melbourne.edu/news/n-258

Commenting on Finland, widely acknowledged to have one of the world’s most successful education systems, Professor Alexander said: “Many people miss the point about Finland, for it succeeds without national tests, league tables, prescribed teaching methods or other high-stakes government interventions of the kind favoured elsewhere, and concentrates instead on securing social equity and educational quality through a teaching profession which is valued, respected and exceptionally well-qualified.”

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