Ask people what the purpose of formal education is, and many will narrowly say it is ultimately to prepare young people to get a job.
Then ask the next question: how does it help someone to get a job? And the answers become a bit woolly.
MAKE LEARNING MEANINGFUL!
Education should focus on making learning meaningful for students, instead of simply learning subjects to pass tests.
5 WAYS TO MAKE LEARNING MEANINGFUL
Make the content as meaningful as possible
Adopt a student-centred approach
Bring the real world to your classroom
Share knowledge and resources