Answer by Niveth Richard:
It’s Finland’s Education model.
The best out there. period.
- Finnish children don’t start school until they are 7.
- Compared with other systems, they rarely take exams or do homework until they are well into their teens.
- The children are not measured at all for the first six years of their education
- There is only one mandatory standardized test in Finland, taken when children are 16.
- All children, clever or not, are taught in the same classrooms.
- 30 percent of children receive extra help during their first nine years of school.
- 66 percent of students go to college.
- The difference between weakest and strongest students is the smallest in the World.
- Science classes are capped at 16 students so that they may perform practical experiments every class.
- 93 percent of Finns graduate from high school.
- Teachers only spend 4 hours a day in the classroom, and take 2 hours a week for “professional development”.
- Finland has the same amount of teachers as New York City, but far fewer students.
- The school system is 100% state funded.
- All teachers in Finland must have a masters degree, which is fully subsidized.
- The national curriculum is only broad guidelines.
- Teachers are selected from the top 10% of graduates.
- There is no merit pay for teachers
- Teachers are effectively given the same status as doctors and lawyers