... Toward a Better Education System By Jeb Bush. The 21 st century requires a rethink of this. The Universitas 21 Ranking is the only one in the world to assess national higher education systems, and meets a longstanding need to shift discussion from the ranking of the world’s best universities, to the best overall systems. Better education system need better human resource to deliver it. City living is a great and unique experience, but when it comes to raising a family, I highly suggest living in the suburbs. Our current education system was established to create employees, from the manufacturing model of the nineteenth and 20 th centuries. “I think it is clear there are better and worse way to educate our children,” says Amanda Ripley, author of The Smartest Kids in the World: And How They Got That Way. The Finnish school system is exceptionally good at ensuring students complete high school; 93% of Finnish students graduate from a vocational or academic high school, a rate that is significantly higher than that of many other developed countries. Finally, what I hope to be in the new model of school and high school for 21st century are the students that full of learning enthusiasm and the teachers that focuses on exploration rather than how to prepare students passing the exam. Depends on your criteria. “At the same time, if I had to choose between an average US education and an average Korean education for my own kid, I would choose, very reluctantly, the Korean model. Education Then and Now. 3. The United States has become a global leader in education spending, while also becoming a global laggard in student achievement. That’s a value judgement. It’s September again and most of the kids are going back to school, or going for the first time. While our public education system is suffering all around, it’s a better idea to send your kids to a suburban school for a better education. Finland’s education system is regarded as one of the best in the world, and other nations are striving to emulate its structure of well-paid teachers, plenty of recess time, and less emphasis on homework and tests. But it isn’t like it used to be. By the PISA rankings of student ability at age 16, Australia is ranked 14th, and the US 24th. The shadow education system is booming in Hong Kong - some 70% of secondary school-age children have private tuition. The more educated you are, the better career options you have! Equality. Dr Bena Kallick, Co-Founder of the Institute for Habits of Mind and EduPlanet21, talks about the world being VUCA: Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and full of Ambiguity. Why doesn’t education focus on what humans can do better than the machines and instruments they create? 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