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What do you wish you were taught in school?

By Z . Created on 04 Jan., 2022
After talking with friends and workmates, we realised that lots of things weren't taught at school and we wish they would have been. My parents kept a lot of things from me growing up, but once I hit adulthood, I was expected to know all these things.
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How to manage your finances

How to manage your finances

How to apply for a job/write a resume

How to apply for a job/write a resume

How to file a tax return

How to file a tax return

How to choose a Super Fund

How to choose a Super Fund

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Fiona said a week ago
Life skills is for parents to teach to their children. My dad taught me to check my oil, change a tyre etc, and my husband did the same for our kids. We also taught them financial literacy and still discuss financial literacy with them regularly. Parenting is a lifelong thing and doesn't stop when they leave home. My kids were taught to do resumes at school. Unfortunately, they were taught very badly and we had...
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Teoni said a week ago
Coding. And I wish our maths teachers had put more effort into teaching all of us not just the naturally smart kids. I have learnt more maths since leaving school from Youtube videos.
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boywonder said a week ago
I grew up in a country hotel I had to travel 65km to school each way and we were always late for school as cattle on-road or floods and left 1/2 hour early from school to get back to the town where our hotel was it was a small town of 65 people but I mist out on my learning in accounts and super and taxation wish I could learn these things but it is to late as I have retired
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Warren said a week ago
More math so I could do all of the above.
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Margaret said a week ago
I wish that I’d been able to do more practical life skills at school. Our system was all academics which was hard if you weren’t a boffin. Other choices of horticulture, farming, business and commerce would have been easier choices than languages, maths, and history. I think that in this day and age children need to be taught skills for life on choices, outcomes, and consequences in all domains of life t...
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Margaret said a week ago
I grew up on a farm in Africa, Southern Africa where our country was known as the bread basket of Africa! I remember the laid back life we lived, walking barefoot with our pack of dogs to the dams on our farm, and neighbouring farm where the dogs enjoyed a swim, and I sat on the shores absorbing my surrounds and watching the Kiviki Birds walking around foraging for insects in the water. ...
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JC said a week ago
Nothing. I enjoyed a good education, and life experiences thanks to exceptional parents giving me the autonomy to do a range of things, along with guidance, when young.
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Jayde said a week ago
just basic life skills anything to do with an easy service on your car