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  • the film's educational system yes so so fascinating

  • so about three decades ago Finland has educational system that's

  • doing terribly and a look around ago okay what we gonna do about this rate we

  • had a revamp the whole thing

  • and they decide for whatever reason you know at the

  • it republicans here would call them in a no good social center

  • that they're gonna focus on equality I know it's crazy to democracy

  • and it's not a quality results because they didn't even

  • do test they don't do any testing until age sixty

  • okay so no senate I says the answer equality of opportunity

  • they said no matter if you're poor or richer in the middle

  • our objective is to reach equality of opportunity and by the way in this

  • amazing would make republican heads explode here in the US

  • no we are non a going to

  • achieve it we're not going to try for excellence already like in america it's

  • like

  • me what no I don't we just want everybody to have a fair chance

  • right they got rid of competitiveness within their schools yes they're

  • focusing so much on pressuring them

  • you got to be the best you've got to be the greatest you gotta score the highest

  • on the standardized tests like no

  • where you step back we're gonna let you discover what you're passionate about

  • and follow your dreams okay now it gets crazy

  • yeah a way to see there's a okay they said you know what

  • who kindergarten preschool canceling it you're not allowed to go to school to

  • your Sep

  • you know why kiss kiss should be kept me

  • heads exploding here in America nobody could okay guess

  • Yap weirder by americans this no private schools lot

  • none everybody has to go to public school

  • okay and but what a competition how you have come to

  • no we're not gonna happen get this we're gonna pay our teachers

  • a decent wage okay and we're gonna require them now they're not getting

  • paid outraged

  • okay they're just said the summit right but you know it's a

  • if the family so they get health care et cetera said and also keep in mind they

  • changed

  • the role of teachers they became much more prestigious

  • like it was it was it like oh your teacher whatever your big making nickels

  • and dimes like

  • oh my god US teacher now so is this another mine exploding

  • up teachers are now it's hard to get into

  • the school to be a teacher that it is

  • to get into school to be a lawyer or doctor okay

  • and a half to get a master's degree and then they could become a teacher and its

  • revered

  • in the this aside okay no senate I says until you're sixty

  • I and the list goes on and on so they're not even participating in international

  • task as they like passer

  • earth are silly which I find out with these kids wanna do

  • and and give them an opportunity to do well right and in

  • in the medium the 2008 he was 2000-2001

  • the at no go right you know what that says think the kids at the end here

  • yeah it was a Pisa study the pieces to a test

  • okay so let's listen to them in there and see what happens

  • we don't expect number one in the world

  • number one in the world any so I MUST been a fluke

  • even a the finish thought it must be an accident we're not even trying fractions

  • were just trying to get

  • if people a fair chance right so they

  • retested several times not that year in is suing News

  • consistently top three in the world the others are Singapore South Korea

  • where they were going to consider particular area or gay

  • and they're succeeding and that's a different way of doing it and look

  • and that's a you know I one can argue about what's a better way to go but

  • so endemic the guy who's ahead other education

  • it Department basically Reggie Smith succumbs electricity in the US

  • is a hilarious story that landed he's explaining the Americans

  • we don't do competition the Americans like alright so anyway how do you

  • compete

  • the know but we no we do cooperation like book anyway

  • so I will you private schools up to though we don't have private schools is

  • that okay so anyway a private schools

  • okay no but we don't have private schools like

  • he's exploiting the system and it's not getting into their head

  • like the Americans like better so anyway the bottom line is

  • what a more competition right he's on

  • expect no but that is not the bottom line

  • is the exact opposite the bottom line and so

  • the end he's written a book about it entered and they say america's trying to

  • learn

  • from the finish 10 but of course win the New York Times coverage of that story

  • so different article I they quote some body from a conservative think tanks a

  • all you can't you can't new the finished model here are the same is a totally

  • different situation

  • I hate you know who number one they're much smaller

  • will we do education state by state so compared to one of our

  • States about the same size Kentucky Kentucky disaster

  • Finland top of the world right okay to lose all or no

  • and I love this code word they've a more homogeneous assign

  • you know that means this code word for well they're all white

  • okay will soak or so you all really so then you know what

  • which is their next door neighbor same exact at this is

  • same exact homogeneous aside they use American model

  • disaster this core near the bottom he

  • so what now what now is we're never gonna change

  • no behind you can on america's the story you know what they say

  • well our education system I thousand rivals

  • but it's the best one in the world rubble wall other but wait a minute in a

  • testy like number fifty new number nineteen your disasters are portable

  • wall

  • her new job you were sacked you were set

the film's educational system yes so so fascinating

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Finland's Revolutionary Education System

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    Chun-Jen Chen posted on 2013/06/28
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