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13 years of School for what?

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10 years 6 months ago #1 by Tushy
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George brought up this discussion in the other room and I found it interesting - so I am bringing it back here : )

13 years of school for what??
Was to do with basic teachings and what our kids come out learning in that time -- was that right George? lol

Also I saw this in the news -- Maths becoming a dying art

I still say that some people grasp some subjects more than others - interesting that Maths is classed as an art? I woulda thought it was a science?

OK now I am getting finicky lol

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10 years 6 months ago #2 by ConcertForGeorgeNut
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G'day, Tushy.

I can't recall exactly what prompted me to raise this issue, but I think it was to do with findings that, even after completing 13 years of schooling, some kids were coming out of school without adequate literacy and maths skills to equip them for employment.

I'm just guessing here.

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10 years 6 months ago - 10 years 6 months ago #3 by sozzled
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Hey, don't look at me? I didn't resurrect this topic. :whistle:

By the way, "maths" is neither an art nor a science: it's an abbreviation ...

If you think I'm wrong then say "I think you're wrong". If you say, "You're wrong", how do you know?
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10 years 6 months ago #4 by Tushy
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George wrote..

it was to do with findings that, even after completing 13 years of schooling, some kids were coming out of school without adequate literacy and maths skills to equip them for employment.


Yep that was it George : )
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