What does education mean to you?
You’re asleep in your cozy beds, wrapped in your soft
blankets, air conditioner blowing against your face, you’re dreaming about
_____, until a loud piercing sound awakes you from your comfort. It’s 6am in
the morning and your alarm is blaring, forcing you to get ready for school.
Sound familiar? How many of us feel like this every single morning? Every day,
we go to school to get through 8 hours of lessons, the same demanding teachers,
tons of homework, and hours of Co-curriculum activities. Isn’t school such a burden? But have you ever and
thought that maybe school isn’t a burden, instead a blessing?
All of us here have no choice. We’re all part f
to UNESCO, 61 million primary school-age children were not enrolled in school
So many children from all around the world do not have access to education. Yet
here we are, treating education as a burden, as a chore. Why should we take for
granted something that so many children around the world yearn for?
“I wish I didn’t have to come to school.” “School is such a
burden, I just want to go home.” Sounds familiar?
But to freedom
from poverty, freedom from stereotypes