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Changing Education Paradigms

Posted by Plato on 6 May 2013 | 0 Comments

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View a clever animated video capturing the essence of creativity expert Sir Ken Robinson's talk about the need for a paradigm shift in education. 

We like this video because it highlights the negative impact in society of conformity and standardisation in education - a production line mentality which treats children as batches and not individuals. Ken also points out that collaboration, divergent thinking and therefore creativity are not encouraged in traditional education.  What do you think about this? 

Ken Robinson:  Changing Education Paradigms | Video on TED.com (11mins)

Ken Robinson: Changing Education Paradigms | Transcript on SlideShare (25 pages)