TITLE

TESTING, TESTING

AUTHOR(S)
BOOI, LARRY; COUTURE, J. C.
PUB. DATE
September 2011
SOURCE
Alberta Views;Sep2011, Vol. 14 Issue 7, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses education-related issues focusing on the education system in Alberta as compared to Finland and the role of teachers in developing the potential of students. It explores the lessons that Alberta may consider in terms of standardization in the education system to achieve what Finland has accomplished in educational development. It cites the need of school principals to trust their teachers and provide them time to create innovative courses for students.
ACCESSION #
66651122

 

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