Finland gears up for revolutionary change in education system


Education system in Finland is all set to undergo a revolutionary change by removing subjects from curriculum. In the new system, there will be no more classes for specific subjects like physics, math, literature, history, geography, etc. Instead of individual subjects, students will study events and phenomena in an interdisciplinary format. For instance, World War-II will be taught from the perspective of history, geography and math. This new education system is designed to provide students an opportunity to choose topics they want to study, taking care of their future ambitions and capabilities. The new system will be introduced for senior students, beginning at the age of 16. According to a source, there are still schools in Finland teaching in old-fashioned way which was of benefit in the beginning of the 1900s, but not the same for the 21st century. Full implementation of the new system is expected to be complete by 2020.