Succes van klassiek onderwijs in Estland, net als succes van eerder klassiek onderwijs destijds in Finland, Vlaanderen ...
Estonias traditional educational system still often favors more teacher-centered classrooms and emphasizes learning facts over developing soft skills. Its generally served the country well when it comes to testing, so there is a reluctance to change entirely.
The school generally does well on the national exam its students take at the end of sixth grade, said English teacher Katrin Libe. Those results arent made publically available, though; Estonian students are tested once every three years and school level results are only published at the end of 12th grade.
Veel huiswerk ook in Estland
The schoolroom is a serious place in Estonia and it is not a top priority for children to have fun in class.