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Trinidad & Tobago: Is Education Really About Learning?

Why, oh why, did I fail what is clearly a basic english class?

The easy answer – I didn’t try hard enough [...] The more complicated answer lies in a system so rigid that I am required to take freshman english despite all proof and indications to the contrary.

Trinidad diaspora blogger CunningLinguist laments the failings of the modern education system, as he comes to realisation that “higher education is not about learning, it’s about about checking boxes”.

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