Finland won’t be teaching “math” anymore. 

Despite having an education system that does not rely on standardized test scores, Finnish students perform extremely well on exams that are given to students all over the developed world. 

But now Finland is looking to overhaul its education system and will now focus on more on “topics” and less on subjects, according to The Independent.

The Finns are calling this “phenomena” teaching. The Independent cites an example of a student enrolling in vocational courses who may choose to take lessons in “cafeteria services.” In this example, the adolescent student would study math elements and languages – for serving foreign customers – while working on writing and communication capabilities. 

http://m.csmonitor.com/World/Global-News/2015/0324/Why-Finland-won-t-be-teaching-math-and-history-anymore?cmpid=FB

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