Safest, happiest and the best governed country in the world!
From facing adverse times under the Russian occupation, Finland has come a long way. It now ranks on top when it comes to the most stable, the safest and best-governed country in the world.
- Finland's 66% of the students go to college. This is the highest rate in Europe.
- Teachers are effectively given the same status as doctors and lawyers.
- Teachers are selected from the top 10% of graduates
Since independence, nearly 30% of Finland’s heads of state and government have been university professors, including half its early prime ministers. “They shaped the country as we know it,” says Jallinoja. “But vitally, they also created confidence in social mobility and real belief in education. That history comes with us.”
To read more: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/feb/12/safe-happy-and-free-does-finland-have-all-the-answers