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2016 Global Education Symposium: Lessons from Finland

Why do teachers in Finland command more respect than their counterparts in the United States and beyond?

Why do teachers in Finland command more respect than their counterparts in the United States and beyond? Aija Rinkinen of the Finnish Board of Education, Dan Clay of Kantar Public, and Sir Michael Barber of Pearson weigh in on what makes the Finnish system so unique and successful. They also identify key learnings that can serve as an important guide for reform measures around the world.