RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In Finnish, verbs are not conjugated in the future, which gives an idea of their attitude towards life. Their motto is "I can and I will do it", as Finns are resilient people, the country was first dominated for 650 years by the Swedes and then 110 by the Russians.
Its inhabitants have instilled that they must be self-sufficient, and schoolchildren are self-sufficient due to a model with hardly any homework and assessments - inspired by their brilliant academic results - that undergo a constant transformation and that now grants them greater power in the classroom . . .