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Finland’s Education System: 10 Surprising Facts | TakePart

Photodeus/Creative Commons via Flickr

Photodeus/Creative Commons via Flickr

Finland has consistently scored among the highest nations in the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), a standardized test given every three years by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development that measures student achievement across the globe. Another remarkable fact about Finland’s education system is that students are only required to take one test during their entire time as students.

Finland’s academic success has drawn a great amount of attention, leaving many countries wondering if it’s the Nordic country’s teaching methods or if there’s magic water in their fjord. Here are 10 things that set Finland apart from the rest of the world in education.

Learn more in this post by a US commentator: Finland’s Education System: 10 Surprising Facts That Americans Shouldn’t Ignore | TakePart

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