Pasi Sahlberg Blog

Finnish education reform

What if Finland’s great teachers taught in U.S. schools?

Many governments are under political and economic pressure to turn around their school systems for higher rankings in the international league tables. Education reforms often promise quick fixes within one political term. Canada, South Korea, Singapore and Finlandare commonly used models for the nations that hope to improve teaching and learning in their schools. In search of a silver bullet, reformers now turn their eyes on teachers,…

read more