09 Jan '12, 12am

I was told that the education system in Finnland focused on equality and not excellence. I think that this is a...

My friend told me that he read an article to compare the difference in the goal of the education system in Finnland and of other countries. Finnland decided to focus on "equality" rather than "excellence". I strongly believe in the approach taken by Finnland. It is important for an education system in school to focus on "equality", i.e. to ensure that the students are educated in the right values and basic skills. The schools should NOT be a place to compete for excellence. Just imagine what can be achieved with the approach taken in Finnland: Our children will enjoy school and their child-hood They will grow up with the right values, character and the basic skills to make a living They will respect people in all occupations and will be willing to take the service sector jobs There will be a smaller wage gap, which means that the cost of living will be lower for everyone W...

Full article: http://tankinlian.blogspot.com/2012/01/finnish-education-...

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