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Sir Ken Robinson: Do schools kill creativity?

This is a must-see talk by Sir Ken Robinson about how our schools are failing to meet the educational needs of a large number of people. 

Sir Ken Robinson: Do schools kill creativity?

Take 20 minutes (OK, 19.5), and take a watch. He’s a good speaker – entertaining, but managing to stay on topic and covering many aspects of the problems with our schools.

The talk was hosted by TED (technology, entertainment, design), a group dedicated to idea-swapping and sharing.

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