Selecting Teachers from Among the Best

Finland Teacher Selection


by Jennifer Craw

 

Finland Teacher Selection

In Finland, after a passing a rigorous entrance exam and a lengthy interview process, only 1 in 10 applicants is admitted to an elementary teacher preparation program. Other top-performing countries likewise have high standards for recruiting teachers. What would the U.S. teaching force look like if teacher preparation programs were that selective? Read more on how top-performing countries recruit and select their teachers in this policy brief from CIEB’s Empowered Educators study.