Schools urged to face facts over Finns’ superior results

Scotland should look at ending its “love affair” with Nordic education and deal with what is actually happening in this country, the leader of Scotland’s largest teaching union has said.
Larry Flanagan, general secretary of EIS Scotland, said while countries such as Finland are fêted for their innovations and international league table results, Scottish teachers have to work within a financially stretched education system.
Last December, the Pisa (Programme for International Student Assessment) ratings, testing 15-year-olds in more than 70 countries, showed Scotland’s schools recording... read more

 
19 March 2017 in Learning, Views: 43
Source: Scotsman
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