Our expert says:
Talk this over with him. Does he recognize any advantage in getting high marks and school qualifications ? Schoolwork is often very boring and seems in no way related to real life, and this can be especially bothersome for intelligent kids. But they need to understand that until they enter governent and change the system for the better, they need those wualifications in order to be able to have greater degrees of freedom in geting on to what they really WILL
want to do.
If he has personal problems, a general psychologist or counsellor could help. If he has specific study problems, some counsellors and psychologists have specal interest and expertise in dealing with these - the school may be able to recommend someone they have found to be good.
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