• Do Schools Kill Creativity?

    by  • November 29, 2010 • Writing • 1 Comment

    Here’s an excellent short lecture by Sir Ken Robinson (and very funny too – he’s a natural stand-up).

    “The school system came into being to meet the needs of industrialisation… You were probably steered away from things you liked doing as a kid on the grounds that you would never get a job doing it. Don’t do music – you won’t be a musician. Don’t do art – you won’t be an artist. Benign advice. Now, profoundly mistaken.”

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    One Response to Do Schools Kill Creativity?

    1. ooberperson
      December 5, 2010 at 12:48 am

      I saw this in lecture last year, very good motivation :)

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