Finland tops list of 20 best countries in terms of education systems
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Last Updated: Tuesday, November 27, 2012, 13:21
  
London: A UK-based education Pearson firm has released the list of top 20 countries that offer best education system.

The rankings combine international test results and data such as graduation rates between 2006 and 2010.

According to the BBC, the first and second places are taken by Finland and South Korea, respectively.

The report quoted Sir Michael Barber, Pearson's chief education adviser, as saying that successful countries give teachers a high status and have a ‘culture’ of education.

Here’s the global league table published by Pearson:

Finland
South Korea
Hong Kong
Japan
Singapore
UK
Netherlands
New Zealand
Switzerland
Canada
Ireland
Denmark
Australia
Poland
Germany
Belgium
USA
Hungary
Slovakia
Russia

According to the report, the concluded that spending is important, but not as much as having a culture that is supportive of learning.

ANI


First Published: Tuesday, November 27, 2012, 13:21


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