More than a day in the past, Nigerian singer, Simi had taken to Twitter to ask her followers to interact her with clever questions and she or he would oblige them her solutions.
A type of to hitch the dialog is a well-liked Twitter consumer and #EndSars campaigner, @Segalink, actual identify Segun Awosanya.
He requested the singer she takes on shaming college students who’ve failed examination versus examinations being a competency take a look at for lecturers fairly than college students.
Segalink requested: In your nation, the youth have been idiot-shamed just because they have been deemed to have failed sure examinations. Isn’t examination a take a look at of the competence of the trainer than that of the coed in sane climes? Particularly in a rustic the place failure is a tradition.
Simi in her response stated she believes the present schooling technique within the nation is in dire want an overhaul. She notes that there’s an inadequacy of the academic system to cater to the range of the human thoughts.
Simi: I really feel like the present technique of schooling is defective. Individuals have totally different strengths – however we have been raised to consider solely sure skills or profession paths can convey you success. So we see a variety of potential and concepts dying as a result of they have been born to the correct folks within the unsuitable local weather.
So the issue isn’t just the incompetence of the lecturers – it’s typically the misplacement of priorities. The inadequacy of the academic system to cater to the range of the human thoughts.
And Segalink responded: Thanks, Distinguished to your erudite response opposite to the feverish doubts of nihilists and prejudiced escapists. In your personal parlance (space of curiosity or gifting) how do you hope to mitigate this institutional hole? Do you assume you additionally have to take duty?
And her response was: I’m not an educationist, nor am I one of many politicians who could make a direct distinction within the system. I can solely talk about it and hope folks hear me. The dad and mom who don’t encourage their kids to be their finest selves, and the system that doesn’t give them the possibility.