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Evan Nathan

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Has school lost its function ?

Schools do not provide students with skills that are needed to engage with the society of the world. More and more schools fostering their unbalanced curriculum that is centered on academic performance, neglecting the leadership skills and societal progress that is beneficial to take part in active participation in social or economic activity. Schools looked down on vocational educations that can provide balance for their curriculum. To what extend fo you agree ?


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    Oct 1 2013: Schools neglect developing many essential skills; they almost never touch the right-brained activities and many schools (almost all schools in India, for example) don't encourage a REALLY independent thought. Follow the authority, memorize the stuff you won't need in life and follow the rules to learn obedience seems to be the accepted standard.

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