I just read an article about how Finland--who already has what is considered to be among the best, if not be the best, education system in the world--is making changes to their system. While there are those who would say, "If it ain't broke, don't fix it," Finland feels that their system is a bit broken and they are looking to make it better.
What are they doing?
They are getting rid of official subject titles and will be combining subjects as part of a larger study and having children work together in small groups. So, a study on the European Union, for example, might involve reading a novel, working with maps... Sound familiar, Montessorians? (Of course, those who use unit studies will say the same thing. ;) )
You can read more here: http://www.parentdish.ca/2015/03/24/finland-education-subjects/