This book will give hope, vision, and strategies to anyone who is sincere in bringing a great education to every child. Pick it up and read it. --Education Week's BookMarks
Pasi Sahlberg as an insider knows what has happened and as a researcher has an objective perspective on cause and effect relationships. This story makes sense to me. --Olli-Pekka Heinonen, Director, Finnish Broadcasting Company and former Minister of Education (1994 1999)
Finland's remarkable educational story, so well told in this book by Pasi Sahlberg, is both informative and inspiring because it shows that with appropriate effort sustained over time, a country can make huge improvements for its young people, something that all countries aspire to do. --Ben Levin, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto
About the Author
Pasi Sahlberg is Director General of CIMO (Centre for International Mobility and Cooperation) at the Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture.