Things that are relevant to adult life. Our life skills lessons are awful. EVERY. SINGLE. SESSION. Is 'write a report about...' or 'produce a leaflet on...' and the challenges for each section are all the same. We basically have to do the same leaflet/report ten times and learn NOTHING in the process. There was a whole topic about cultural diversity and stereotypes which was honestly just a joke. They asked us to list common stereotypes (which brought them to our attention and made them more noticeable to us in daily life) and then it said about 'positive stereotypes'! There's no such thing! Whoever made these ironically-named 'challenges' must be very narrow-minded.
They should teach us about taxes. I know it'll be boring, but at least in a few years when I start paying tax, I'll know how to do it, and won't accidentally do something wrong and get into loads of trouble and/or debt.
They should teach us about tackling social problems at work and how to handle difficult people and how to communicate - not argue!
And I don't want to make things awkward, but sex ed is pathetic. It's a bunch of scientific terms and gross pictures of diseases. They should teach us (especially girls) what is and isn't acceptable behaviour, and what to do if you get unwanted attention, and the emotional and mental side of things, not just physical dangers. They should teach us to recognise exploitation. They should give us the confidence to tell someone if something happens, rather than us having no idea and ending up in a very bad situation.
Honestly, I think school is a joke. They value grades more than education. They value discipline more than students' self-worth and hapiness.
I wish there was a class for introverts like me, so we could recharge, put in our headphones and read or just sit under a tree. I'm glad I'm homeschooled. I find it stressful to be out of the house for so many hours.
I think it should be how to be organized cause some people at my school are not