Posted by: crudbasher | February 16, 2012

Great Video Explaining The Origins Of The Education System

I came across this video yesterday by Trace Pickering. It’s really good and is one of the best explanations of why the school system is designed the way it is.

It also talks about something I had maintained for a while, which is that the education system is working very well for what it is intended to do. People talk about reforming the current system but that’s not what we need. We need to start talking about the purpose of education itself.

I don’t think the current system will be transformed, I think it will be superseded and then replaced by what comes next. Guessing what comes next and when is the real question.



  1. […] then school will not change. The school system always focused on the how, not the why. (see Great Video Explaining The Origins Of The Education System)¬†Politicians and unions always say “it’s for the children” and then they […]

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