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Finland schools: Subjects scrapped and replaced with ‘topics’ as country reforms its education system | The Independent

Being successful in life is also important, in addition to being successful in a career.

For years, Finland has been the by-word for a successful education system, perched at the top of international league tables for literacy and numeracy. Only far eastern countries such as Singapore and China outperform the Nordic nation in the influential Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) rankings. Politicians and education experts from around the world – including the UK – have made pilgrimages to Helsinki in the hope of identifying and replicating the secret of its success.

Source: Finland schools: Subjects scrapped and replaced with ‘topics’ as country reforms its education system | The Independent

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