• Education

    Are the school subjects useless?

    Yesterday I met one of my student. While we were talking he asked me a question. “Do you think if History is useless?” “No.” – I answered shortly and he was surprised by it. “Why?” – he asked me again. “Because if you don’t know a history of a country, you can’t understand its people.” – I saw the acknowledgment in his eyes, that he found sense in the answer. He reminded me about my past when as a young school girl I asked myself the same thing. “Why do I need to go to school? Why do I need to study this?” I even told myself I would never…