Social Europe Podcast

Social Europe

Pasi Sahlberg: lessons from Finnish education

2022-02-07 24 min Social Europe

Description & Show Notes

Around the world, education 'reforms' have made schooling more market-mimicking and competitive, rendering education a 'club good' for the better off. Finland shows how treating education as a public good and teachers as autonomous professionals brings better student performance overall, without intrusive and expensive inspection.