“Why I hate school-but love education.”

Child of Cynicism

There are estimated to be seven commonly accepted types of intelligence. Our Education System is thought to measure only one.

Now almost 16 and in my GCSE year, I feel just as much hatred for the institution as ever before. My saving grace, the one motivation that drives me forwards, is the hope I have for a career in Neuroscience.

But I can’t help but think that if I wasn’t as strong willed and single minded as I am-and have nearly always been-that the education system would have failed me without a shadow of a doubt.

It happens to children every day. Not just your typical teenager who would rather be in bed watching Hollyoaks and drooling over the current-and quite frankly sickeningly cliché-boyband, but those with a much deeper outlook on the world surrounding them. It seems as if these children, some of which whom bring with them some…

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