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Education

  1. 1. Education in Finland
  2. 2. Why Finland’s education success? <ul><li>First of all, they know that education is important. </li></ul><ul><li>Compulsory education </li></ul><ul><li>50% tax, 7~8% for education </li></ul><ul><li>Enter school in 7, graduate at 16. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Absolute equality of education : No matter of age, family, gender, race, the original mother tongue, a ll have the right to education. </li></ul>Ex: although Hong Kong students’ result on math test is 6 points higher then Finland, the difference between every school reaches 47%, Which Finland’s differences is only 5%.
  4. 4. The requirements for teachers <ul><li>Certain standard for teachers, requires professional quality, must have a master degree and pass the “teachers’ test”. </li></ul><ul><li>Government give teachers lots of space for their teaching methods. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Importance of foreign languages <ul><li>English is a required course form grade 1. Swedish is required form grade 7, can also take French, German, or Italian as third language </li></ul>In order to enhance foreign language learning ability, Finland’s foreign TV program will never be re-dub, there will only be subtitles.
  6. 6. Automatic learning <ul><li>They let kids learn what they want to learn; they believe learning is for meeting kids curiosity. </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Finland's education system after the 1970s compared to the United States which has not seen much change within almost 40 years.  </li></ul>
  8. 8. This photo at left shows the how important they value reading. There will be more resources and caring for the slower developed kids.
  9. 9. <ul><li>Schedule of school </li></ul>Although we don’t understand Finnish, we can figure out there are 6 classes each day and varies of class. There are 12 classes (classify by the colors)
  10. 10. <ul><li>You should see this: </li></ul><ul><li>http:/ /youtu .be/0__9s3A2pcA </li></ul>
  11. 11. Education in Taiwan We are so good at math, why can’t we calculate (figure out) what’s wrong in our education system? We defiantly know what’s wrong, and we defiantly can improve.

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