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Do schools kill creativity?

Sir Ken Robinson makes an entertaining and profoundly moving case for creating an education system that nurtures (rather than undermines) creativity.



I recently attended an educational conference here in North Africa and was intrigued by one of the presentations offered  by a gentleman working for the US Department of state from the local US Embassy which was entitled ‘Critical Thinking in the Classroom’. 3,966 more words

Mass Mind Control

Schools Kill Creativity - A Talk by Sir Ken Robinson

A while ago, I saw this animated video of a speech given by Sir Ken Robinson on how ‘Schools Kill Creativity’.

Looking at it again, I realise once more how many amazing and insightful things this genius educator has to say about our education systems. 84 more words


Indoctrination of Education by Social Conditioning

There was a time, when teaching was not a profession and neither was studying.

The one who wanted to learn, sought opportunities to learn and practice, 971 more words

Dream + Hope

#1 theory - education system NO. 1

I have one really important question – are you contented with our education system? If you are – feel free to close this article. But if u are not – keep reading ;) 321 more words


Marks do matter.

Yes, marks do matter. In most of the cases. At most of the places. For most of the people.

Of course, there are outliers who make it big despite not having a big score on their report card. 462 more words

Is this advanced?

Far from being ‘advanced’, the further education system in the United Kingdom has a malign tumour at its core, and that tumour is itself.

Where once a pass at A Level was taken as a mark of distinction in a particular subject, with the tantalising A-grade a guarantor of prowess, it’s now a commonplace ornament on a list of eminent achievements expected of every student. 556 more words