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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