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Old 14.10.2021, 14:10
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Thanks NotAllThere. I wish I could shake off the a-level obsession
interesting that 2/3 of your kids actually enjoyed the apprenticeship track. kind of make sense i guess as people in the UK also do gap years.
"Their degrees cost about 800 francs per semester." this makes me a bit sad as the universities in England are now far from being free, although its a lot worse in the state.

A levels are hardly worth the paper they are writen on, especially after the COVID fiasco, a lot of degree courses are totaly worthless and end up unused.

Apprenticeship scheme, kids learn a trade properly, get a piece of paper that has value, can find a job almost anywhere they want, can go on and do futher studies to earn a Maitraise Federal in thier chosen field. They can do a second apprenticship either as a complement to the first one or something completely different.

The apprenticeship scheme is certainly equal to false A-level grades and worthless university paper, arguably it is even superior to the UK model.
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