Why the education system needs to be changed?



Sir <b>Kenneth Robinson</b>
is an English author, speaker and international advisor on education in the arts to government, non-profits, education and arts bodies.

Originally from a working class Liverpool family, he was Director of the Arts in Schools Project (1985–89) and Professor of Arts Education at the University of Warwick (1989–2001), and is now Professor Emeritus at the same institution. In 2003 he was knighted for services to art.

He is a brilliant man. His strength of conviction and scope of his thinking on the particularly important topic for our species are extraordinary powerfull.

Why it is urgent and essential to change the education system’s paradigm?

This compilation of Sir Ken Robinson’s TED conferences explores this top priority. His humor, relevance and art of a professional speaker are at its best. A very high quality speeches in these recordings over 7 years.


Do schools kill creativity? (June 2006)

An entertaining and profoundly moving case for creating an education system that nurtures (rather than undermines) creativity.



Bring on the learning revolution! (May 2010)

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.



How to escape education’s death valley? (May 2013)

Sir Ken Robinson outlines 3 principles crucial for the human mind to flourish — and how current education culture works against them. In a funny, stirring talk he tells us how to get out of the educational “death valley” we now face, and how to nurture our youngest generations with a climate of possibility.

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