On the failures of our current educational system

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” …if you want a job , you must be as unlike a machine as possible: creative, critical and socially skilled. So why are children being taught to behave like machines? (…) Governments claim to want to reduce the number of children being excluded from school. So why are their curriculums and tests so narrow that they alienate any child whose mind does not work in a particular way? ”

George Monbiot, ‘In an age of robots, schools are teaching our children to be redundant’, The Guardian

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