PLEASE NOTE:

MyNews24 is a user-generated section of News24.com. The stories here come from users.

 
Ramos
 
Comments: 11
Article views: 2
 
 
Latest Badges:

 
View all Ramos's badges.
 

Why our education is non-progressive!!

04 September 2013, 15:57

Having read and met many graduates who were all hell-bent to rather look for a job than to create one, I realised that it was not their fault.

I say we must change our tertiary education system such that when you study something it becomes a hobby. The current system of tertiary education, which I have refused and rejected, is based on a capitalist approach and is non-progressive. I believe that it is a deliberate plot to fail this country.

If we were to do away with additional subjects which are forced down our throats, this country would produce specialists. Currently we produce generalist graduates. In some instances many of them cannot put together a decent CV or application letter.

Why must a person who wants to do a degree in HR or IT add an extra 10 or 8 subjects to get their degree? It is purely because of some author somewhere also has to make money!!! 

This reminds me of my high school days when some chose to study Bibs (Biblical Studies)!! What a waste!!!

We must do away with additional subjects so that one can focus on what they really want to become and excel in that department. In this way you have time to be creative with what you are studying and not worry about having to pass additional useless subjects!

The high rate of university drop-outs will also decrease!

I know this model was used at Technikons, but I think it's time we re-introduce it at universities!!!

The capitalists must find another way of making money... They must give a student a very good reason to take up their subjects and become specialist in that field. 

Only through this will this country become effecient and progressive!!!

Disclaimer: All articles and letters published on MyNews24 have been independently written by members of News24's community. The views of users published on News24 are therefore their own and do not necessarily represent the views of News24. News24 editors also reserve the right to edit or delete any and all comments received.

 

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
11 comments
Comments have been closed for this article.

Read more from our Users

Submitted by
Abwana Boomklouf
Economic sustainability

In our current global economic situation, I feel we are going about things the wrong way, and in so doing, we are are essentially looking at certain things the wrong way. Read more...

0 comments 35 views
Submitted by
IzakNieuwoudt
Oscar Pistorius - a couch expert'...

If it were not for the TV cameras and the bloated personalities the case would have been over in days, probably with the eventual conclusion. Read more...

0 comments 61 views
Submitted by
Jaded Knight
The Oscar Pistorius Debacle - He'...

I have perused a few articles over the last few days with regards to the seemingly never-ending Oscar saga.  Read more...

0 comments 117 views
Submitted by
No.You're a handbag
South Africa Racing to Nowhere

Recently, I celebrated my fourth year living in Canada, and my first as a permanent resident. Soon, I hope to become a citizen of this amazing country, but I will always be South African born.  Read more...

0 comments 172 views
Submitted by
Danie Ferreira
SkerP – Oscar’s hatred-filled, re...

Dear SkerP, once again your letter is indicative of your personal animosity and hatred toward Oscar, the individual. Read more...

0 comments 35 views
Submitted by
Natasha Pelati
Hillary Clinton No Innocent Women

Firstly it is amazing to see a woman scorned rise up and take over by crushing the career her cheating husband had by taking over and proving her strength but is that enough to win over the American public?  Read more...

0 comments 1830 views
 

services

E-mail Alerts The latest headlines in your inbox

RSS feeds News delivered really simply.

Mobile News24 on your mobile or PDA

E-mail Newsletters You choose what you want

News24 on Android Get the latest from News24 on your Android device.

SMS Alerts Get breaking news stories via SMS.

TV Get us in your home, on your television.

 
Interactive Advertising Bureau
 
© 2016 24.com. All rights reserved.
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.




Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.