Friday, April 10, 2015

Pasi Sahlberg: Finnish Teachers Are Not "the Best and the Brightest"

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Pasi Sahlberg: Finnish Teachers Are Not "the Best and the Brightest"

dianeravitch.net - Pasi Sahlberg, the great Finnish educator who is teaching this year at Harvard Graduate School of Education, wrote recently to explain how Finnish universities select future teachers.

Finnish universities are famously selective,accepting only 10% of the high school graduates who want to become teachers. But how do they select? Sahlberg's very bright niece was turned down when she first applied.

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