Ken Robinson: How to escape education’s death valley
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.
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.
“The second principal that drives human life to flourish is curiosity. If you can light the spark of curiosity in a they will learning without any further assistance…”
“Teaching is a creative profession. Teaching properly conceived is not a delivery system…”
I completely agree that Education is a human system and not a mechanical one. Something has got to give.