Equal Times 14 December 2022 by José Alvarez Diaz

…However, as Sahlberg explains, studies show that education models of this kind have thus far failed to improve the quality of teaching. While there is increasing awareness of the problem, “we are still missing much of the important aspects of education outcomes that are being slowly recognised in education debates”…

…Perhaps the world can learn something from Northern Europe. While there is no common ‘Scandinavian model,’ the answer to the region’s educational achievement may lie in “having a less competitive society” and “strong public education systems,” where teachers are listened to and empowered and where “a lot of attention is paid to unity and equity” in access to quality education for the whole population,” Bjørg Eva Aaslid, advisor to the Union of Education Norway (Utdanningsforbundet), tells Equal Times

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