The success of Finland in the international PISA assessment has been in the focus of the education community worldwide. In this lecture professor Tjeldvoll gives a new perspective on the success factors behind Finland’s excellent PISA results. Then he gives us of a detailed perspective to three other educational systems; those from England, China, and Hong Kong. During this important comparative education lecture we also learn about professionalism in general, and about the occupation of teachers as a professional field. We also learn in more detail the historical background of the evolvement of the teaching profession.
Session seven consists of three lectures, PowerPoint slides related to them, readings, individual and group assignments.
Please start the session by clicking lecture 1.