Don't sweat the small stuff and it's all small stuff.
Almost all countries of the world have educational system established for many years, where all Governments spending millions and millions to educate new generation
Through education system only people are taught not just what to think but how to think.
The purpose of education is to make a person a competent thinker whereby the person can attain independence and make a difference in the world for improvement.
Our current education system is rigged. It doesn't mean that we should not follow the system.
'Idhuvum Kadandhu Pogum "
Even this challenging situation would ease
In the modern society it appears impossible that a person can make a career without going to school. There may be exceptions from very poor families who could not afford to send their children to school and they started to work here and there small manual jobs and later converted to daily labourers.
Anyway in todays context formal education is must and the child should additionally learn other things also in school like socializing, group activities and sports.
Knowledge is power.