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RSA Animate: Changing Education Paradigms

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August 02, 2012 16:06 EDT
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“They’ve spent ten years at school, being told there’s one answer – it’s in the back. And don’t look. And don’t copy. Because that’s cheating. I mean outside schools that’s called collaboration.”

In this RSA feature animation, Sir Ken Robinson advocates the need for a complete overhaul of the public education system. He blames the outdated paradigm for the fictitious ADHD epidemic and the slow death of creativity, likening it to a factory line for its dispassionate focus on standardization.

*[This video was originally published by The RSA on Thursday, October 14th, 2010.]

The views expressed in this video are the author's own and do not necessarily reflect Fair Observer’s editorial policy.

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