Syndicate content

Add new comment

Submitted by Edward Wedler on

When a country invests meaningfully in education -- with trust, prestige, selection and training in their teachers -- no wonder Finland scores high globally. What I liked to learn here is that even with a "core curriculum" that is "student-centred", teachers are offered autonomy in delivering the program. With that freedom comes many obligations and a need for peer support.

I was educated in Australia and Canada to become an applied research scientist and engineer, and have taught post-graduate university students. Since I was developing new-technology curricula on-the-fly I could see I was most fortunate, yet I would want teachers to be able to adapt their own ways to any curriculum developed for them. The goal is for the student to enjoy and understand. Right?

Informative article.