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Why don't we get the best out of people? Sir Ken Robinson argues that it's because
we've been educated to become good workers, rather than creative thinkers. Students
with restless minds and bodies -
A visionary cultural leader, Sir Ken led the British government's 1998 advisory committee on creative and cultural education, a massive inquiry into the significance of creativity in the educational system and the economy, and was knighted in 2003 for his achievements. His 2009 book, The Element: How Finding Your Passion Changes Everything, is a New York Times bestseller and has been translated into 21 languages. A 10th anniversary edition of his classic work on creativity and innovation, Out of Our Minds: Learning to be Creative, was published in 2011. His latest book, Finding Your Element: How to Discover Your Talents and Passions and Transform Your Life, was published by Viking in May 2013.
There are three ‘TED’ talks included:
As well as being informative and challenging, these videos are very amusing. Robinson has that knack of being able to engage the audience with humour and then ‘hit them’ with a salient perception.