Finland is a top-performing OECD country in reading literacy, maths and sciences with the average student scoring 523, above the OECD average of 486. The best-performing school systems manage to provide high-quality education to all students.  – [OECD]

 

The best primary education and the second best higher education and training in the world

World Economic Forum, The Global Competitiveness Report 2017–2018

No. 1
in formal education of the next-generation workforce

World Economic Forum,
The Global Human Capital Report 2017

Top-performing
OECD country in reading literacy, maths, and sciences

OECD,
Better Life Index: Education

2nd best country in the world when measured by fairness of society from the children’s perspective​

Unicef, Innocenti Report Card 13: Fairness for Children

The trust that teachers enjoy in Finnish society is deserved and reflects the very high quality of their training. Finland has raised the social status of its teachers to a level where there are few occupations with higher status. University professors are among the most highly regarded of all professionals, and even the word for teacher is the same for school teachers as for university professors.