What Are European Kids Getting At School That Aussie Kids Aren't?

the quicky

03 Feb 2020 · 13 minutes

What Are European Kids Getting At School That Aussie Kids Aren't?
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If you've been anywhere near social media this week your feed has probably been flooded with cute pics of kids in uniforms heading off for their first day of school.

Education is essential for a child's success but when it comes to world education rankings, Finland has been No 1 year after year while Australia doesn't even make it into the top 20. 

So what is Finland doing right and how could we bring more of that into our education system here?

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CREDITS 

Host/Producer: Claire Murphy 

Executive Producer: Melanie Tait

Audio Producer: Ian Camilleri 

Guests: Pasi Sahlberg, University of New South Wales, Finnish educator and author who has worked as schoolteacher, teacher educator, researcher, and policy advisor in Finland. 

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