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90% (or more) of what we learn in schools is NOT subject related

There is a tremendous focus on the quality of the subjects in schools, so children will learn more and thus education will improve. But I wonder if school isn't about learning maths or history, but maybe school is relevant to learn life skills. To learn how to develop your own way to look at the world and using skills that transcend school subjects. What do you think?

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  • May 27 2013: I'm so glad that people are supporting my point of view! I work as a school psychologist and encounter teachers that don't understand this every day. It makes me sad that those teachers don't see how important they are.
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      May 27 2013: At our faculty we talk about this all day but then we go to library and 'learn' formulas and 30 years old theorems which we've to memorize exam day :(

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