March 10 2014
Comparing Different Education Systems
The performance of the education system is an issue that causes much controversy in society. The educational system has many ways to teach in the schools but our society is always wondering if these methods are the best. We live in a country where the education is one of the first values and we are responsible about how education is taught in our schools. In the pursuit of improving this ways society tends to compare our education level with other countries and their teaching methods. The education is facing lot problems nowadays and has to be resolved. First I will discussed the arguments of the Article ’’ Why the other countries Teach Better’ ’by The New York Times Editorial Board. This article claims that United States scored lower compared to the other 12 nations. According with the survey Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development the argument of The New York Times Editorial Board match with this results and teachers have a lot to do improving their jobs. The teachers training are one of the big problems that our education have and this problem can be resolved if they receive better preparation. According to the article Finland have a good place in the areas of literacy and math because they have schools, which offer a high level of education, and they have equal opportunity in education for poor and rich students. Also, the students have to take many important classes like physics, chemistry, and biology. Philosophy, music and they have to learn two foreign languages. In my opinion being bilingual, open the doors for many opportunities in the job industry. The article argued that the training system of Finland is a leader over other countries including us because their teachers are subject to a regime of very high preparation compared with other countries. Furthermore, the article argues that in Finland teachers choose their careers not thinking about the money that they will...
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