Saturday, November 02, 2013

Capacity focus, 76: Sir Ken Robinson on the need for a revolution in education that opens the way for creativity

As part of a Skype chat, a colleague brought up Sir Ken Robinson's TED Talk on creativity in education:

Nigh on twenty million views since 2006.

(You may also wish to look at the follow-up four years later, here.)

Worth a pause, to think about whether we have been strip-mining the potential of upcoming generations through an excessively regimented education system that tends to drive creativity out. 

Just when, the world desperately needs successful innovation and is undergoing rapid change in many ways. 

Let us watch, and let us think. END