Thailand and the United States face a common problem: the relatively low status of its teachers relative to other professions.

The following article published  in the New York Times on December 12th, 2011  explains Finland’s success in education in terms of  raising the status of its teachers.

Why can’t Thailand and the USA do what Finland has done for its teachers?

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/12/13/education/from-finland-an-intriguing-school-reform-model.html?_r=1&nl=nyregion&emc=ura2