Pupils in Mesopotamia could acquire knowledge in several ways. Most of their knowledge was based on personal experience. But if a child entered school, then deeper truths that were taught in this educational institution were available to him. In schools, students received the accumulated knowledge of their ancestors. So one of the main sciences at that time were: arithmetic, writing, astronomy and others. Usually, only important persons in the country had access to schools, since education in Antiquity was of an elite nature.
One of the components of a person's success in our time is receiving modern high-quality education, mastering the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary for life in society. A person today needs to study almost all his life, mastering everything new and new, acquiring the necessary professional qualities.