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Wednesday, April 6, 2011

From Newsweek: Finland's Educational Success? The Anti-Tiger Mother Approach

Excellent article:

The "Tiger-Mother"  approach to education is common in South Korea, Singapore, and China for example, meaning "work VERY hard to to be the best" while in non-competitive Finland, this type of motivation is completely absent, while Finland nevertheless remains at the top of global testing results along with the "tiger mothers".

This article attempts to explain why.

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