I love my son. And he loves me – most days. And I genuinely don’t care what mark he gets in his exams. I’m an academic and, as a result, I know that there are many pathways into university education.
When other parents ask me about their own kids’ futures and what mark they need, I recommend that they encourage their children to do an excellent humanities or science degree as a foundation for a future career.
You don’t need a ridiculously high mark to get into a good humanities or science degree.
Continue reading Catharine Lumby’s article at The Guardian Australia