In Terms Of Education, Finland Tops List of 20 Best Countries

by Bidita Debnath on  November 29, 2012 at 12:17 PM General Health News
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The list of top 20 countries that offer best education system is being released by a UK-based education firm.

The rankings combine international test results and data such as graduation rates between 2006 and 2010.
 In Terms Of Education, Finland Tops List of 20 Best Countries
In Terms Of Education, Finland Tops List of 20 Best Countries

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.

Source: ANI

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