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Idealism versus targets

Idealism versus targets

In our desire to measure the often unmeasurable, we endlessly test children, who unsurprisingly lose whatever love they had for learning out of fear that they may not reach the required level. Most teachers enter the profession with a genuine desire to make a difference. Before long, however, naive idealism is replaced by the need to meet targets.
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