Kids in Estonia are performing among the best in the world. It spends 30% less on education than the OECD average. Estonia Beat every other Europian country in the standardized test for 15 years. It is coming 4th in the world of science, 5th for Reading and 8th for Maths.
Estonia Expects High standards from every child and gives them the resources to succeed. Books, lunch, and transport are free for every child.
Construct efficient buildings that use fewer resources in the long term. Increases teacher’s salaries to attract smart candidates. Teachers have autonomy and they can choose their own approach as long as they stick to the curriculum. Estonia only hires Teachers with Master’s degrees.
RESULT: Lowest level of Low performers in Europe in reading Math and Science. Student’s Social-Economic Background has less impact on student performance than other countries.