Thursday, January 12, 2012
This article from Education Week hails the Finland model of education. Indeed there are great achievements. In terms of gender, on PISA the girls scored on average in the top range and the boys did as well. But, Finland also showed the greatest gap between the average scores of boys and girls in reading. Yes, something good is happening there demonstrated by the high scores for both boys and girls. There is still room for growth given the gap.