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Old school system

It is too lacking and too elitist.
Too much useful knowledge and training is given only by useful parents and useful friends and not by school.
The old school system is bloated and is boasted to provide beneficial general culture but the old school system is severely lacking and actively harmful.
Notably regarding healthy drives.

It is too expensive and too limiting.
Regarding money and time and effort and motivation.
Many persons can not afford it.
Many persons can afford it only once in their life.
No certificate means no (good) job for life in most cases.

It is too wasteful.
Too much resources and efforts for what is most likely useless and thus boring.
Too much resources and efforts for what is quickly forgotten.
Too much failure because the student does not perceive the offered help as useful.
AFAIK in all countries: Failing a course or work means failing the entire study program that required much time, money and effort.

It is too cruel and too harmful.
School is related to many hours of boring useless work.
School is related to needless failure and stress because of judgments based on classic exams.
Failure in school means great harm of your life and mental health.

Free Yourself From The Fear Of Judgement & Start Living Life | Marisa Peer (2017-11-20).

Dr. Bruce Lipton Explains HOW WE ARE PROGRAMMED AT BIRTH (2018-09-20).
Depression and anxiety: Have we gotten it wrong? | UpFront (2018-04-02). Johann Hari.

Why I Quit Being a Therapist -- Six Reasons by Daniel Mackler (2018-01-04).

The Three Big Myths About Emotions, Gender and Brains | Lisa Feldman Barrett (2018-01-09).

How philosophy can save your life | Jules Evans | TEDxBreda (2013-11-09).

The fight against teen suicide begins in the classroom | Brittni Darras | TEDxMileHigh (2017-08-11).

Toxic culture of education: Joshua Katz at TEDxUniversityofAkron (2014-05-02).

Kelly McGonigal: How to Turn Stress Into an Advantage (2015-09-03), time 77.
This means: No fear and no boredom in school.

Excellence is obsolete: redefining the standard for success (2018-11-01).
Other posts: https://medium.com/@aytekintank.
IMO: I am in favor of excellent goods and services but excellence must not become the reason of misery (frustration, dissatisfaction, exclusion, depression, fear, waste of life time).

Rise, Grind and Ruin: The Dangerous Fetishization of ‘Hustle Porn’ (2018-11).

How to Achieve Your Most Ambitious Goals | Stephen Duneier | TEDxTucson (2017-03-06).
The speaker is exceptionally talented. The name of the video is misleading.
The useful messsage is how to achieve change and goals in general:
Do not hold on ambitions that harm you and make you feel bad. Keep life simple and pleasant. Good life and good progress in small easy steps.

The Super Mario Effect - Tricking Your Brain into Learning More | Mark Rober | TEDxPenn (2018-05-31).

Modern school system

Every person should be safe.
Every person should consider work as healthy, beneficial and pleasant activity.
Any organization that makes many persons feel bad at work is harmful.
Any person that makes other persons feel bad at work should be helped by experts.
There is no need for unpleasant or unsafe work.
There must be no tolerance of unpleasant or unsafe work.

Basic school

The instructional material is standardized and available as electronic documents and services for free for all.

There is no monolithic basic school program with a time schedule.
There are only individual courses with individual skill objectives.

IMO it is beneficial that different persons with different experiences and ages have access to the same courses in a modern free school system.
IMO there is no good reason to structure school by study programs and age groups.

The topics:

Expert school

The instructional material is standardized and available as electronic documents and services for free for all.

There is no monolithic expert school program with a time schedule.
There are only individual courses with individual skill objectives.

No classic academic research

No classic academic research that is prone to secrets and thus corruption and futility because of greed, money, austerity, pride, competition, ambition, arrogance, lies, half-truths, ideology, personal disputes.

Researchers should be rewarded for their useful work to increase knowledge but not for popularity or lucky discoveries.

Examples of good development and awareness of problems:
Examples of bad research: