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On escaping education’s death valley

I posted recently about recognized thinker on education and creativity Sir Ken Robinson. In this newly-released TED Talk, Robinson outlines his opinions on what is needed to make a shift from an education system based on standardization, that kills creativity and curiosity and prevents many children to find their true passions and talents, to a nurturing, personalised and interdisciplinary environment that allows schoolkids to discover their individual talents.

I’ve also enjoyed a lot Ramsey Musallam´s TED Talk on the role of teachers as cultivators of curiosity and inquiry:


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