Ken Robinson


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in Liverpool, The United Kingdom
March 04, 1950

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Sir Ken Robinson (born Liverpool 4 March 1950) is an internationally recognized leader in the development of innovation and human resources. He has worked with national governments in Europe and Asia, with international agencies, Fortune 500 companies, national and state education systems, non-profit corporations and some of the world’s leading cultural organizations. They include the Royal Shakespeare Company, Sir Paul McCartney’s Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts, the Royal Ballet, the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, the European Commission, UNESCO, the Council of Europe, the J Paul Getty Trust and the Education Commission of the States. From 1989 - 2001, he was Professor of Arts Education at the University of Warwick.

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“School may be over, but not the work at home”


We first spoke to Sonia in April, right at the beginning of Mexico’s experience of the pandemic, and she shared with us how her family had initially struggled with learning from home, but changing her daily schedule to be more flexible, involving her children in household chores and making homework tasks more creative had all helped. We were very grateful to be able to recently catch up with Sonia

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“If you're not prepared to be wrong, you'll never come up with anything original.”
Ken Robinson, The Element: How Finding Your Passion Changes Everything

“The fact is that given the challenges we face, education doesn't need to be reformed -- it needs to be transformed. The key to this transformation is not to standardize education, but to personalize it, to build achievement on discovering the individual talents of each child, to put students in an environment where they want to learn and where they can naturally discover their true passions.”
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“Creativity is as important as literacy”
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