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OP outintheyard 27 | 517  
14 Mar 2008 /  #31
Don't eat me now i just write what i know

I think you miss spelled a word . Do you mean HAte you. IF you do then I don't think that could be possible. You are not old enough to hate.
tornado2007 11 | 2,274  
14 Mar 2008 /  #32
Don't eat me now i just write what i know

hhhmmm i don't think eating you would be a good idea, i would end up like jail and everybody would liken me to Hanibal Lecter :) lol plus i'm not sure i'd like a bit of Panienka steak, i'm not sure what it would taste like!!!! :):):):)

Agreed. At 12 kids have a problem to decide what they want for dinner, let alone decide what they will do for a living the next 40 or so years. I'd say even at the age of 16 it's a tad early to make career commitments.

The current system resembles pre-WW2 one. I'm not sure what they were thinking. The 8+4/5 (or 8+2+[3]) seemed to work quite well.

yeah agree totally with that, my goodness what are they doing using pre-WW2 ideas for the modern day student?? something needs to be done here i think
Arien  
14 Mar 2008 /  #33
plus i'm not sure i'd like a bit of Panienka steak, i'm not sure what it would taste like!!!!

Not sure? Sick, sick man..

*Shakes head*

(lol)
tornado2007 11 | 2,274  
14 Mar 2008 /  #34
you did a real good job there of making me look like a hannibal lecter, however if you'de of quoted all the post i think you will se what i was saying, lol. But a good turn of my words there :)
panienka 1 | 205  
14 Mar 2008 /  #35
it was metaphor :)
OP outintheyard 27 | 517  
14 Mar 2008 /  #36
Ok so it was a meat aphor. I get it. ANyway, You still have not mentioned what you do on weekends? and please do not say study!
tornado2007 11 | 2,274  
14 Mar 2008 /  #37
it was metaphor :)

lol, a quick thinking get out of jail free card you played there panienka, quite quick of the blocks aren't you :)

Ok so it was a meat aphor.

man don't talk about food i'm so hungry i would eat anything, wait hang on a minute i still wouldn't eat a panienka steak :) lol
panienka 1 | 205  
14 Mar 2008 /  #38
Outintheyard, i learn English of course hehe
OP outintheyard 27 | 517  
14 Mar 2008 /  #39
I hope a very sincere, honest fella sends you some nice flowers and treats you to a nice meal! just learning english is to much studying. You are typical pole as I laugh all the way home.
z_darius 14 | 3,968  
14 Mar 2008 /  #40
yeah agree totally with that, my goodness what are they doing using pre-WW2 ideas for the modern day student?? something needs to be done here i think

In communist Poland there was a sentiment that everything pre-communist (i.e. also pre 1939) was better. Humorously, some even yearned for pre-1939 eggs in grocery stores. They couldn't get the eggs so they got the school system by the balls.
Mali - | 300  
14 Mar 2008 /  #41
Good point out! I played 2 sports in HS rugby and football.

Holy F*ck I actually agree with you.

***feeling slightly unpleasant...

First of all I would like to thank Panienka for her insight into the system of polish schools.

In Ontario it was pretty much the same where most children used to finish high school at age 19. Then they got rid of the 5th year of high school in order to save some moolah and 18 is the average age when kids finish school (unless their bday is later in the year, then they're 17). I was in the first class where they got rid of the extra grade, and I have to say that I wasn't too happy about it. I wasn't ready for anything at 18 and wouldn't have minded the extra year in high school. Now that I'm finishing Uni, I can't wait for law school because once again, I'm not ready to throw myself into the job market.

In grade 10, they introduced this new course called "Career Studies" where they made you do a bunch of useless tests and little projects to help you decide what you want to do with your life. Most 15/16 year olds don't know what they'll be doing next week, never mind 'when they grow up'. It wasn't very surprising that most students didn't take this course seriously.
panienka 1 | 205  
14 Mar 2008 /  #42
What about your plans on weekend Outintheyard?
OP outintheyard 27 | 517  
14 Mar 2008 /  #43
Mali you are now close to the top of my list in favorites on PF . Like you care! Anyway , maybe the career study class should be to take these kids and place them all over the world to see how other countries manage . Some kind of cultural exchange program for all student and not just select ones. That last year in highschoolcould become an education of a life time.
tornado2007 11 | 2,274  
14 Mar 2008 /  #44
Mali you are now close to the top of my list in favorites on PF

a favourites list, don't know if its a good or a bad thing, i have people i like better than others, i think favourites are people you tend to 'favour' as in will always defend or prefer to lean towards their way of thinking.

As i say i have people who i like better than others but i would not call them my favourites.

aybe the career study class should be to take these kids and place them all over the world to see how other countries manage . Some kind of cultural exchange program for all student and not just select ones. That last year in highschoolcould become an education of a life time.

actually mate i think this is a bad idea, the kind of things i want from my career study is, advice on job interview techniques, Building a CV, focusing on my future ideas for a career and general career advice. While it would be nice to send kids here and their its not actually very practical, so you take a child out of its usual sarroundings dump he/she into a completely different culture/way of life/thinking, there could be major trouble, what happens if the child dosen't like or want to be moved or go and isn't to keen on the new culture he/she is introduced to.

I mean really would you want to be the poor boy/girl sent to Saudi Arabia for a week to follow islamic law, yeah great field trip!!!!!. There are, at least for me, more important things for a person of 15 16 to be learning and some of them are the ones i mentioned above.

I'm not sayiing your idea is invalid mate, infact in some cases its a good idea, however i was pretty happy with the french exchange thanks very much then coming back to usual lessons and way of life :)
OP outintheyard 27 | 517  
14 Mar 2008 /  #45
What about your plans on weekend Outintheyard?

I a m going to make some homemade pizza dough tonight for sunday. I have to put brakes on a tractor, split firewood and I also have remodeling projects in the house. Since it is just me and my son, I will probably take hime to a movie and dinner for one night.

I'm not sayiing your idea is invalid mate

I was just tossing it into the wind so to speak, maybe a better curriculum would be to show the students what ways some other successful countries do their studies and their views so that the students will have a better idea of what is out there in this global economy. Japan, poland all have different ideas on education and structure. The US has a tendency not to teach anything outside the box. And I am tired of it.
krysia 23 | 3,058  
14 Mar 2008 /  #46
Since it is just me and my son, I will probably take hime to a movie and dinner for one night.

I'll go with you! Just wait for me!! :)
tornado2007 11 | 2,274  
14 Mar 2008 /  #47
I was just tossing it into the wind so to speak, maybe a better curriculum would be to show the students what ways some other successful countries do their studies and their views so that the students will have a better idea of what is out there in this global economy. Japan, poland all have different ideas on education and structure. The US has a tendency not to teach anything outside the box. And I am tired of it.

thats a great idea, there is nothing wrong with showing students, dvd's, websites, journals etc etc about other countries successes in education, in fact i would promote that. It takes away the element of physically moving the pupils from place to place and maybe not liking their experience. With films, dvd's etc, they would be able to get a feel for a different, life, culture and way of teaching from another country without having to live it themselves
OP outintheyard 27 | 517  
14 Mar 2008 /  #48
I'll go with you! Just wait for me!! :)

Ok! but you better not stand me up!

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