Finland's educational model focuses on student innovation

Schools should be modeled to facilitate real-life innovation, according to Pasi Sahlberg, a Finnish education official and author of "Finnish Lessons: What can the world learn from educational change in Finland." Sahlberg's theories, and the educational model adopted by Finland, have grown increasingly popular worldwide. "If there is no [standardised] testing, students can focus on real learning and teachers don't have to worry about preparing their kids for assessments," he said.

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