Sir Ken Robinson

Sir Ken Robinson, Ph.D. is an internationally recognized leader in the development of creativity, innovation and human resources. He has worked with governments in Europe, Asia and the USA, with international agencies, Fortune 500 companies, and some of the world’s leading cultural organizations. In 1998, he led a national commission on creativity, education and the economy for the UK Government. ‘All Our Futures: Creativity, Culture and Education’ (The Robinson Report) was published to wide acclaim in 1999. He was the central figure in developing a strategy for creative and economic development as part of the Peace Process in Northern Ireland, working with the ministers for training, education enterprise and culture. He was one of four international advisors to the Singapore Government for its strategy to become the creative hub of South East Asia.

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Seth’s Blog: Back (to the wrong) school Large-scale education was never about teaching kids or creating scholars. It was invented to churn out adults who worked well within the system. Do you see the disconnect here? Read full article at Seth’s Blog

The Global Search for Education: More Art Please. Sir Ken, what do you believe an arts curriculum should look like in primary and secondary school education?I believe that the arts should be on an equal footing in schools with the sciences, humanities, languages and physical education. Read Full Article at Huffingtonpost.com

 

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