Profile spoke with His Excellency, Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Finland and Estonia, Mr. Dongsun Park, about equality, education, and opportunities for learning between Finland and Korea.
Does equality matter to the brightest talents? Do competitive go-getters care whom they beat in the race to the top?
Laura Kolbe, Professor of European History at the University of Helsinki, cites two main reasons for Finland’s good name in equality so far: poverty and equality in education. She prefaces her thesis with a joke.