Finland looking to eliminate teaching general subjects by 2020 - Teaching by phenomenon instead

03/22/2015 - 00:00

Kabir Chibber

Finland already has one of the best school education systems. It always ranks near the top in mathematics, reading, and science in the prestigious PISA rankings (the 2012 list, pdf) by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.  Teachers in other countries flock to its schools to learn from a country that is routinely praised as just a really, really wonderful place to live.

But the country is not resting on its laurels.