Should the role of education be to prepare students for working life, or to broaden their mind? On one note, it can be agreed upon that many educators have done their best at preparing students for working life. These days it is a lot easier to prepare oneself for a job than to actually find
Most people are constant in their acknowledgement of education as a key factor for human development. The notion of education evokes images of classrooms and lecture halls, in the thoughts of many. But education should transcend the narrow confines of classrooms and lecture halls and embrace creative self-pursuits to enliven new ideas in our minds.
I do not like anything about school. My primary and secondary school days were mildly excusable, mostly because when I was there, I had not been able to totally convince myself that finding the value of ‘X’ and battling with quadratic equations were the same as teaching me how to flush our pit toilet a-fter
My youngest uncle is unemployed. He has been searching for a job since he graduated from the university in 2015, and I have heard my father complaining that the recruitment agencies and employers are wicked people. “They do not want the poor to see light at all”, he had said three weeks ago. ” How
What does it mean to be normal? In this modern age, normality seems to be an illusion when one looks at the mass globalisation and the mixing pot of cultures, languages and religion. I work in healthcare and our sector is obsessed with normality. Your cholesterol level means nothing to me unless I can compare
In my view, nowadays the role of education is useful only for getting marks in education and finding jobs but not for knowledge. Some students only want to get knowledge instead of marks. Hence why they are not ‘developed’. Students leave their technical knowledge behind after getting a job. This is due to today’s competition,
Tattoos are becoming a popular phenomenon that is seen everywhere. Today’s youth are getting permanent tattoos to become cool and trendy but these are not just pretty pictures. For some, tattoos may be art but, for me, a tattoo is a mark that shows who you really are. Growing up, my parents always said that
“Nobody realises that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.” – Camus. Nothing messes with the mind like filling some forms. You are having a swell time navigating from one column to the other, deftly putting your familiar details in the required areas until you reach the part marked ‘Religion’. There are options