November 2020 Theory of Knowledge (TOK) Essay Prescribed Title #4 – Exams and history education

Article: Exam Hell and the Crisis in History Education “Rote memorization has displaced critical thinking and driven young Japanese students away from the study of history, argues the author, who blames the universities’ own fact-driven entrance examinations for the crisis facing the humanities and social sciences in higher education.” https://www.nippon.com/en/in-depth/a05103/exam-hell-and-the-crisis-in-history-education.html Read more…