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    Just something I noticed, like UK education is just an exams factory essential. Still probably better than other countries outlook on education.

    Also achievement and the baby boom era as well.
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    I think your trying to say its an exams factory.
    Although they do have negatives exams are the best way to test intelligence at a moment in time.
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    I agree.
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    i feel schools teach too much exam technique instead of teaching for the love of the subject.
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    (Original post by Raees_Sharif)
    i feel schools teach too much exam technique instead of teaching for the love of the subject.
    lmao the teachers I have said stuff like self teach yourself organic chemistrry.

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    (Original post by whydoidothis?)
    I think your trying to say its an exams factory.
    Although they do have negatives exams are the best way to test intelligence at a moment in time.
    No they aren't. They don't test intelligence or even knowledge, they test the ability to memorise information and regurgitate it in a certain format.

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    The thing is that anyone with some motivation and access to reasonable resources can get a load of A*s so they aren't worth all that much. And yet there are still lots of people failing to get Cs at GCSE because exam-centric bureaucracy-laden teaching fails to motivate and resources are often not that great. So it doesn't seem to be great for anyone lol.
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    I think the quality of these written exams should become better. A-levels (at least for maths and sciences) have standard questions and they are pretty much the same every year , so they become boring and what you should learn in order to have a good grade is exam techniques. That's why top unis have their own admission tests. They don't fully trust A-levels.
 
 
 
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