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#1 TheMisaGen

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Posted 28 February 2014 - 11:13 PM

Today i wanted to post an interesting read that i came up on earlier today, it is concerning a School System in a country, in which Cvlk lives :D
Maybe he can add something to this!
INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT FINNISH SCHOOLS

 

*Finnish children don't start school until they are 7.


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*Compared with other systems, they rarely take exams or do homework until they are well into their teens.

 

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*The children are not measured at all for the first six years of their education.


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*There is only one mandatory standardized test in Finland, taken when children are 16.

 

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*All children, clever or not, are taught in the same classrooms.

 

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*66 percent of students go to college.

The highest rate in Europe.


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*Elementary school students get 75 minutes of recess a day in Finnish versus an average of 27 minutes in the US.

 

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*Teachers are selected from the top 10% of graduates.


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*The average starting salary for a Finnish teacher was $29,000 in 2008

 

Compared with $36,000 in the United States.

 

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*In an international standardized measurement in 2001, Finnish children came top or very close to the top for science, reading and mathematics.
 

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#2 TheMisaGen

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Posted 28 February 2014 - 11:17 PM

I'll be posting some kewl facts about Poland later :D


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#3 Dups

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Posted 28 February 2014 - 11:24 PM

All I know about Finland is that there is no homework

 

ed: I actually did read the whole post now. If Finnies do speak english I'm ON MY WAY!


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Posted 01 March 2014 - 08:04 AM

If Finnies do speak english I'm ON MY WAY!

 

Finnish ppl speak finnish and swedish is another national language. And misa where do you get this bs anyway?



#5 Dups

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Posted 01 March 2014 - 12:32 PM

 And misa where do you get this bs anyway?


It's on the Internet, It must be true.


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Posted 01 March 2014 - 12:44 PM

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