Now here’s a different piont of view…
Digby Anderson… asks a much more radical question. Many young people, by the time they leave full-time education, will have spent 4000 days or 25,000 hours in schooling. May some of these hours, Digby Anderson asks, not more profitably be spent in doing actual paid-for work? Digby Anderson suggests the real question is not whether our schools are delivering but whether there is rather too much schooling
Check out the article here
An interesting comment that has been posted in repsonse to Digby’s articles suggests:
People agreeing with Digby Anderson??s article should consider the possibility that the national schools simply cannot be saved; it??s time to campaign for laws that would permit an exodus of children from the darkness of the state system
Now there’s something to think about!!!