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An education system tailored to each child's strengths and interests, using the MBTI.

The purpose of a proper education system is to give each and every person the best chance in life.
Education must be tailor-made for everyone. How is that accomplished? A one-size-fits-all system must be consigned to history.
Variety is the key to the new education paradigm, based on Myers-Briggs personality types. There should be sixteen parallel education systems, one for each Myers-Briggs type. The education provided will be perfect for each type, addressing students' strengths and avoiding their weaknesses.
This will be the first time in history that students will get a bespoke education designed to draw out the best from them rather than just throwing a single curriculum at everyone.
Children should receive this type of primary education from age 4 to 10. The purpose of this education is to ensure that everyone can read, write and count fluently, and to start identifying where their main interests and talents lie.
In the secondary phase of the education system (from age 10 - 16), there's four education systems based on the four Keirsey "temperaments" -guardians, artisans, idealists and rationalists, allowing mixing of introverts and extraverts.
The tertiary education system (from 16 - 21) involves the provision of the 10,000 hours necessary to turn someone into an expert in any chosen field. The student chooses the field he wishes to specialise in then gets five years of it at the most intense level.
The fourth component (from 21 - 26) - the genius level. Those who have proved themselves the most expert in their fields will receive another 10,000 hours of education in the hope that they will go beyond the known bounds of their field and generate the new ideas that open up endless new possibilities for humanity.
Summary:
4-10: primary education, based on the 16 Myers-Briggs categories.
10-16: secondary education, based on the 4 Keirsey temperaments.
16-21: tertiary education - the 10,000 hours.
21-26: equivalent of super-advanced Ph.D (Genius Level)

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  • Jan 9 2013: Sounds like a great idea, but Politicians don't take education seriously. If we were all educated to become good human beings, rather than good little capitalists, we wouldn't be daft enough to vote for them. Turkeys wouldn't vote for Christmas

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