Why the golden boy of education has lost his lustre

2015-04-15 The Times

Gabriel Heller Sahlgren, affiliated to IFN, explains in an op-ed in the Times that "Finland’s old-school culture is in decline, catching up with the economic transformation and generating less learning-oriented attitudes". In the wake of the slipping Finnish performance Heller Sahlgren explains that "the only relevant policy lesson appears to be the danger of throwing out authority in schools and especially the wholesale implementation of pupil-led instruction, today embraced worldwide".

Real Finnish Lessons: The true story of an education superpower, by Gabriel Heller Sahlgren

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