The Scandinavian country’s magic formula for success is a source of much interest in other school systems.
Instead of giving our students marks or, God forbid, rankings, FIS disguises their results in generalities so their parents are saved from facing the truth about their children’s real progress.
The Finnish curriculum is far less ‘academic’ than you would expect of such a high achieving nation. Finnish students do the least number of class hours per week in the developed world, yet get the best results in the long term.
Life is Not All About Test Grades
According to one Finnish maxim, “There is no bad weather. Only inadequate clothing.”
FIS is changing the way education is perceived by typical orthodox Asians.