Sir Ken Robinson: Bring on the learning revolution!

As a follow-up to my last post about Sir Ken Robinson here, is another talk from TED.

More information about Sir Ken Robinson we find at his speaker page :

Creativity expert Sir Ken Robinson challenges the way we’re educating our children. He champions a radical rethink of our school systems, to cultivate creativity and acknowledge multiple types of intelligence.

A visionary cultural leader, Sir Ken led the British government’s 1998 advisory committee on creative and cultural education, a massive inquiry into the significance of creativity in the educational system and the economy, and was knighted in 2003 for his achievements. His latest book, The Element: How Finding Your Passion Changes Everything, a deep look at human creativity and education, was published in January 2009.

More information about this video:

In this poignant, funny follow-up to his fabled 2006 talk, Sir Ken Robinson makes the case for a radical shift from standardized schools to personalized learning — creating conditions where kids’ natural talents can flourish.

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One response to “Sir Ken Robinson: Bring on the learning revolution!”

  1. Glennie Bee says :

    Absolutely one of the best, funniest speakers I’ve ever seen. If only there were more people like him in education. (Or in anything, come to think of it.)

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