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4 Championed Education Systems from Around the World

Education is one of the most important things, it plays a key role in human, social and economic development. No matter where in the world you are this remains the same the only thing that changes as the geographical region differs is the quality, development and structure of the education system.

The education levels vary massively between countries around the world and there are certain countries that are ranked some of the best for education based on three main attributes; the well-developed public education system, would consider attending university there and provides top-quality education.

If you’re thinking of moving abroad with your family, then education might be one of the top factors that decide which country you set up home in. Here are five championed school systems from around the world.

United Kingdom

Believe it or not, the UK’s education system in the UK is ranked as one of the world’s best. It has four institutions that are ranked in the top 10 global institutions and over 70 of the country’s universities feature in the QS World University Rankings in 2019.

The country has modern teaching methods and focuses on the diverse needs of a growing population. The popularity of UK universities means the country hosts more than 442,000 international students.


Finland has been ranked as having the best education system multiple times, even though their methods are unusual to that of other countries it still remains one of the best around the world. There are no score bands, class sizes are small and the children’s well-being is prioritised over the numbers but maybe this is why it’s so highly regarded.

In Finland, it’s all about cooperation and not competition, which is why there’s no standardised testing. Other reasons why it’s so highly regarded are:

  • makes the basics a priority
  • start school at an older age
  • wake up later for less strenuous schooldays
  • consistent instruction from the same teachers
  • a more relaxed atmosphere
  • less homework and work outside of school


It’s known for its beauty but it’s also becoming known for its education system. Canada often comes out on top when it comes to education and the number of international students has risen dramatically over the last few years.

It has 26 universities appear in the Times Higher Education’s World University Rankings in 2018 and the QS World University Rankings in 2019.

There are different types of education providers in Canada. You have universities, which focus on research and provide both undergraduate and postgraduate degrees. Then there are also community colleges and technical, applied arts or applied science schools that offer diplomas, certificates, bachelor’s degrees, and associate’s degrees.

Canada makes a viable study option for those that might think the United States of America and the United Kingdom too competitive or too expensive.


It’s not only known as being ‘the lucky country’ but it’s also known for its world-class education. It’s one of the most popular study destinations for international students after the UK and the US. This is no surprise when it has eight of the top 100 universities in the world.

Australia’s approach to vocational and technical education has now been recognised as among the best and most innovative in the world and its qualifications are recognised by institutions and employers in most countries around the world.

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