Why I Hate School But Love Education



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Why I Hate School But Love Education
Suli Breaks

A spoken-word poem by Darryll Suliaman Amoako aka ‘Suli Breaks’ about the limitations of institutional schooling and the strictures of formal education. The speaker critically reflects upon the necessity to achieve academic degrees and encourages the audience to reassess their definition of education, as “there is more than one way in this world to be, an educated man [or woman].”

The spoken-word-poem is suitable for a cross-curricular project on future education or a classroom discussion on the strength and weaknesses of the current state of school systems around the world.

· · 2012

Critical edition

Breaks, Suli. "Why I Hate School But Love Education." YouTube, Suli Breaks, 2 Dec 2012. 131 l., Website

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  • Addresses current affairs
  • Democratic and political education
  • Explores historical contexts
  • Silenced voices
  • Students can identify with the text