Points of view
"Is this the way education ought to be?" I ask myself. Isn`t learning a good thing? Then why does it have to cause so much misery?
The natural way is for people to seek knowledge because it has value for them, yet we inflict knowledge on young people wastefully and confrontationally.
The trouble is that unless someone changes our system's fundamental principle -learning by compulsion - then 20 years on many children will still be in tears because of school.
AJ Marsden 9 Chester Drive Ramsbottom, Bury, Lancs