Seth Godin asks this fundamental question (“What is school for?”) about the American education system but it directly applies to the Canadian education system.
He suggests the education system is designed to produce interchangeable workers and promote obedience instead of being designed to produce the scholars of tomorrow.
If you want to hear more, enjoy to Godin’s 17-minute talk below:
(Pro tip: Play the video at double the speed to get the info in 8.5 minutes.)
I found this talk through his Akimbo podcast. You can subscribe on iTunes or listen in any browser here:
Do you think Godin has a point?