Examinations - has it killed education

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Rajiv sukla said:   3 months ago
Good morning to all.

I am Rajiv Sukhla. Thank you for giving me the chance to discuss today's topic "Has examination killed education?".

So there are pros and cons to this topic. So pros of this topic are that it gives a person an evaluation of what he learned in his/her academic field and can evaluate himself what are his/her weak points. But it creates pressure or stress on students and this can lead to students underperforming or can toll on their mental health. But we can't ignore that the exam pattern in most schools/universities focuses on cramming subjects rather than knowledge.

So definitely in many aspects examination is killing education.

Thank you.
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Laxmi said:   6 months ago
Good Afternoon everyone,

My name is Laxmipriya Moharana. Thank you for giving me a chance to discuss this topic. In my opinion, it has both pros and cons of education.

We are taking the exam. From the exam two kinds of student gets merits. Those students want to be in this line by studying. And those students do not want to go by studying the topic. Those students don't want to study and they want to go another line. By taking the exam they get one benefit improving memorization skills. And how to take the exam by studying in less time. It improved smart work. When our parents tell us we have to secure that much mark. At that time the child should think that they are telling secure the knowledge and measure their knowledge by giving the test. Nowadays you have to keep a little bit of knowledge about every field.

Cons:
Exam kills the student because whenever an exam comes they panic. Because they are not interested in that topic. And they want to secure the mark. Another thing is that parents should be aware of what their child wants to do in the future. Pressure learns. How to manage your time?

Thank you.
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Naeem kuraishi said:   9 months ago
I am Naeem Kuraishi. I favor this topic.

My Opinion.

The examination is not judging our knowledge. This is temporary to increase our confidence level. Many Students have a lot of talent. The examination is one step in our education level but it's not our life. To show any talents achieve our success. Education leads to knowledge and everyone in this world knows. Our education is marks based. Marks are more important than learning new things. So opinion, I suggest Students should give marks according to the talent of the student. Usually, many students do not have any knowledge on the topic, But They get good marks by rote. The examination is checked to memorize ability. Many students get good marks but they have poor practical knowledge. So the Education system should be changed and practical knowledge should be more concentrated. They should focus on 20% theories and 80% practical knowledge included in viva.
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Milky said:   10 months ago
Yes, education killed child's life it spoils their future, everyone abused their children for their studies and low marks.
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Deekshitha YG said:   1 year ago
"Examination kills education".

Yes, of course. Education should be there to provide some good quality of knowledge, skills and some values of life also. But now it has become hell for students.

Parents pressure their children to score high marks and even abuse them mentally and physically which affects the child's heart deeply as a result the child may take some wrong decisions also because of the fear of getting fewer marks.

There are some situations where people think that scoring 90% in exams is fewer marks.

The schools, colleges and institutions also torture students to get 98+ marks. Because they want to make their institution one of the top one.

If a child has any talent and good knowledge in anything other than studies. No matter what that child is always considered a weak student.

The students who are toppers in maths are considered a genius.

Today's generation just wants to become a doctor/ Engineer and most of them don't want to become but because of the given to them willingly or not willingly, they have to sacrifice their dreams.

Students have become bookworms and it seems like they don't know the knowledge of books. They fear of facing society.

Students think marks are very important in life but examination has only become a memory testing capacity for them.

They only write what teachers say to read.

For parents, their prestige matters more in front of relatives than their child's happiness. They say if you study you will get a good life like successful people. But they forget that most successful people are once a failure.

I have no hate towards exams but it's a pattern. Exams should be full of enjoyment, happiness and excitement of learning new things.

We need an education pattern where a student should not be judged by his/her grades.

Thank you.
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M Stanley said:   2 years ago
According to my thoughts Examination is a test of one's knowledge of how far you have come regarding your potential to study a given syllabus. It tests one's capability of how much one has learnt so far.

In today's world education mostly lacks discipline and one's own creativeness and knowledge of the subject. Rather it has become market-oriented. It seems if there is no good grade there can't be an option for the future. That's where our thought as a teacher as a parent and as institutions runner mistakes.

Education should be a norm for humanity to gain knowledge of our surroundings and our environment. It does not necessarily mean you need to get 100 out of 100. It means the practicality of the thing you have been taught and how you applied it for the betterment of society at large. But we are all doing it just to get the grade 100 out of 100.

If the only examination is meant to test your knowledge of your thoughts and of your creativity not just to get grades. Then our education is fulfilled and we will see more of good students passing out rather than simply grade holders.

What education should really mean is to bring out the responsibility and self-awareness that a person possesses for the betterment of society and the world at large. Then there will be fewer criminals and less crime in our society. And after you are educated enough and gain your degrees in whatever fields you choose after completing it whatever fields you choose to become for the rest of your life will be a meaningful and satisfying life. For you have learnt so much from your schools by educating you to be a better person in future rather than simply a grade holder with a useless person for the society and the world.

That is should be the definition of education and not simply exam takers and grade holders. Eduction is a part of us all until we die we keep on learning and there is no end. But grade has its limitation and it stops when you get your degrees.

So let's make education an easy and disciplined curriculum for the students and to bring out the best within them and their potential of creativity and thoughts established as they grow older and not be just an exam taker or a grade holders.
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Xyz said:   2 years ago
Hey!

The examination is the worst nation. It kills everything we are interested in. They don't teach sports, music, arts, drama, etc.

Whatever we are interested in is not being taught nor considered important in school. We go and study useless junk which nobody's interested in. And the definition of EDUCATION is to learn something. And something doesn't mean the subjects that are taught in school. We have to waste our time doing something we are not interested in. And it does not let a child's creativity to open up. It is a barrier to our talents and interests.

Many get less marks because they aren't interested in it.

Many suicides because they are carrying out useless activities.

Many go in depression because they get less marks (because of examination marks).

Parents scold students for getting less marks, but can't they see that students aren't interested in those things. Most of them give examinations because of their parent's desires. We do something we don't like but do it for someone, we lose a point if our lives. It seems like they are living in our minds and controlling them. It's our life, Not theirs. Nobody dares to confront or be the first one to disagree to that examination of useless junk is important.

But if nobody cares, that'll continue and life of many people would be as usual - a mess. So I'll give the advice to do things that you think is important and the things you love to do, not even like, love.

All the best!
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Poorvi said:   2 years ago
Hellow everyone.

My name is Purvi.

I am going to tell about examination kills education.

According to my opinion, Yes! examination kills education every parent is in a rat race. Everyone just wants good great only in academic nothing less than this.

So this behaviour of parents is killing real talent of every student. Some students are very perfect in sports games and many other activities but because of this pressure they have to enrol themselves in education meanwhile they are not so much interested in studies examination also creates jealousy and society in between students and parents students feel alone and depressed if they get less marks so please vote is it correct or wrong I need to get to know.

Thank you everyone.
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Shawn Aloysious said:   2 years ago
The examination will not kill education. The examination is the method of measuring our ability. Examination makes students low and upgrade. It can write our future. A piece of paper decides our future.

One thing is there, students having different abilities not getting the place to show it in the exam. Their abilities suppress down. In my opinion, real education is natural life music, arts, social interactions, sports are real education.
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Siddharth MadanMohan Kashyap said:   2 years ago
Education and Exams are really not helping anyone discover their potential.

Eg: Suppose I am a research-oriented person, now why will I learn 100 's of topics to qualify for research if I can dedicate my life to just one topic in which I want to research.

The same goes for many other works like I love music, but you don't have schools for music until you realise you can learn on your own if it's really for you. I mean education has killed so many students, many gone insane, but it has not made us good human beings. Now, real education is Nature, Life, Music, Arts, Social Interactions etc.
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