Posts Tagged ‘education’

Now about China…in terms of innovation, it also relates to education. Another Economist article (Question Marks, June 5th, 2008, Economist.com) says that ‘new China’ is not a haven for innovation these days. The Needham Question (also known as Li Yuese nanti in Mandarin) tries to find the answer to why the Chinese inventiveness is long […]


This morning, I read an interesting article about the differences in the educational systems in Sweden and Finland. Sweden aims to produce socially conscious generalists. The Finnish system, by contrast, drives rather narrowly at academic success. (The Economist, Education in Sweden and Finland/ June 6th, 2008, Economist.com) Finland seems to be “producing” the best students. […]