Sir Ken Robinson talk at the RSA

by Andy Polaine on February 10, 2009

in General

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The RSA have now added a link to download Sir Ken Robinson’s talk that he gave there last week called ‘The Element’ – “the point at which natural talent meets personal passion.”

I like Sir Ken’s view of education, namely that most schools kill creativity and dearly hope that some government bods responsible for education listen to what he has to say.

I also like that when you are given the honour of a knighthood, paradoxically everyone gets to call you by your first name, albeit it with “Sir” tagged on. So now he’s called Sirken.

He is a good presenter too and uses the classic tell-a-story, explain why it’s meaningful technique with a good dose of humour too, but the message of his talk is very important indeed.

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1 lee maicon February 13, 2009 at 5:22 pm

thanks for posting this. i’m only a few minutes into it, but am already very much in my element.

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