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Is the existing education system meeting the 21st century standard?

The technology has improved dramatically in the past decade has education system evolved? Is the existing education delivery system interesting enough? Do all the schools have the best teachers? When entertainment and gadget industries have had dramatic change, why is is our education system still stuck to books and inexperienced teachers in most cases? If the education system is made interesting and an immersing experience, can't the education quality be improved and the dropout rate be decreased? Can't we have a more skilled workforce, if the education included real life problems? How many students know why they learn calculus and trigonometry? Shouldn't our education be application based? What is the best education delivery method? When Social networking and entertainment has reached far, why cant education?


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  • Nov 19 2011: You will never change a culture without first changing the mindset of those who manage and influence it. Learning and education are intrinsically tied to each other and will always be a life long experience whether we choose or choose not to participate.

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