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Your Call: What can we learn from Finland about public education?


 A conversation with Timothy Walker about his new book Teach Like Finland: 33 Simple Strategies for Joyful Classrooms. Finland has earned awards for creating a top tier education system.

Nearly 93 percent of Finns graduate from high school. That’s 17.5 percentage points higher than the US. Finland spends 30 percent less on education than the US. What can we learn from Finland? 


Timothy Walker, an American teacher living in Finland, and author of Teach Like Finland: 33 Simple Strategies for Joyful Classrooms

Web Resources:

Taught by Finland: Finnish Education Lessons from an American teacher

Rose Aguilar has been the host of Your Call since 2006. She became a regular media roundtable guest in 2001. In 2019, the San Francisco Press Club named Your Call the best public affairs program. In 2017, The Nation named it the most valuable local radio show.