I have had many experiences in the education system. I am convinced that there are many wrong ways that are considered normal and necessary. For instance, the idea that learners learn what teachers teach. Mostly teachers are managers of unpaid employees who sometimes have a hard time figuring out what the payoff is. If the knowledge can be a payoff, then the manager has an easy time. Teachers can teach so little, so poorly, that it does not make sense to focus on this aspect of education. What they can do well is motivate and manage the learning of students. For a second instance of a wrong way, I would say that the separation of teachers and students into different categories is dysfunctional. Students need to teach and teachers need to learn, from their students. If we have a system that does things the wrong way, we should expect it to function poorly.
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