“𝑻𝒉𝒆 𝑵𝒊𝒈𝒆𝒓𝒊𝒂𝒏 𝒔𝒄𝒉𝒐𝒐𝒍𝒊𝒏𝒈 𝒔𝒚𝒔𝒕𝒆𝒎 𝒊𝒔 𝒏𝒐𝒕 𝒔𝒆𝒕 𝒇𝒐𝒓 𝒂𝒏 𝒂𝒗𝒆𝒓𝒂𝒈𝒆 𝑵𝒊𝒈𝒆𝒓𝒊𝒂𝒏 𝒚𝒐𝒖𝒕𝒉 𝒕𝒐 𝒍𝒆𝒂𝒓𝒏 𝒃𝒖𝒕 𝒕𝒐 𝒑𝒂𝒔𝒔.”
Learning English Language in OAU and teaching secondary school students for many years after, I had to read again to be able to teach them productively. Mind you, the textbooks I read were not the ones I used in school. Happens to the best of us.
We learnt very quickly, what we were taught within the four walls of the classroom are only 30% applicable in real world scenarios. 𝑭𝒐𝒓 𝒘𝒉𝒂𝒕 𝒊𝒕’𝒔 𝒘𝒐𝒓𝒕𝒉, 𝒔𝒄𝒉𝒐𝒐𝒍𝒊𝒏𝒈 𝒘𝒂𝒔 𝒆𝒔𝒔𝒆𝒏𝒕𝒊𝒂𝒍 𝒇𝒐𝒓 𝒊𝒏𝒇𝒐𝒓𝒎𝒆𝒅 𝒆𝒙𝒑𝒐𝒔𝒖𝒓𝒆. Thus, what you were exposed to outside of class but still within the schooling environment informed your life and career choices.
Here are the things they do not teach in school, but you will need in life.