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  • Everyone nowadays believes in education.

  • We train kids to do maths, we teach pilots how to land planes, and surgeons how to operate on our brains.

  • But there's one area where we don't seem to believe in education at all and we just leave people to figure it out themselves: Life itself.

  • There's an odd silence in education when it comes to the truly big questions:

  • Who should we get together with?

  • How can you manage your relationship?

  • What career are you suited to?

  • What's money for?

  • How can we manage anxiety and what do we do with regret and shame?

  • What do we do about illness and aging?

  • How do we deal with our families?

  • Here there is, very strangely, often no one to turn to, nowhere to go, so stress accumulates and disasters occur.

  • We wanted a place to help with this stuff, so we built: The School of Life.

  • An open-minded, rigorous unideological organisation devoted to helping you deal with the important things you were never taught at school:

  • Relationships, careers, anxieties, and emotions.

  • We have physical hubs across the world in London, Paris, Antwerp, Amsterdam, Istanbul, Melbourne and Rio.

  • And here online, we'll be posting new films every week that address the great questions.

  • We don't have to keep making the same mistakes. There are things to be learnt, while there's still time.

Everyone nowadays believes in education.

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