TED TALK: Ken Robinson: Bring on the learning revolution!

“The other big issue is conformity. We have built our education systems on the model of fast food.”
“We have sold ourselves into a fast food model of education, and it’s impoverishing our spirits and our energy as much as fast food is depleting our physical bodies.”

About PASSION – what excites our spirit and our energy.
Industrial model of education – conformity, linearity, batching people –> Principles of agriculture.

Need to recognise that human flourishing is not a mechanical process, it’s an organic process. You cannot predict the outcome of human development, all you can do is, like a farmer, create the conditions under which they will begin to flourish. About customising to your circumstances, and personalising education for people you’re actually teaching = answer to the future. Opportunity to revolutionise education.

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