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Sir Ken Robinson: Do schools kill creativity?

Posted by Philip Patston on 13 January 2008, 2:29 am in , , , ,

This is my favourite from TED.com:

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Sir Ken Robinson makes an entertaining (and profoundly moving) case for creating an education system that nurtures creativity, rather than undermining it. With ample anecdotes and witty asides, Robinson points out the many ways our schools fail to recognize -- much less cultivate -- the talents of many brilliant people. "We are educating people out of their creativity," Robinson says. The universality of his message is evidenced by its rampant popularity online. A typical review: "If you have not yet seen Sir Ken Robinson's TED talk, please stop whatever you're doing and watch it now."

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I believe in the healing power of humour and art

Posted by Philip Patston on 11 January 2008, 9:10 pm in , ,

Reader Joyologist says:

"I believe in the healing power of humour and art. I believe people perform to optimum in high trust environments where they are rewarded for having fun doing what they love. I have a vision for 2020 that we will be experiencing an intimacy revolution! By that i mean we will be communing at a deep level. I have been able to experience this intimacy with the physical being of human form all my working life, initially with my nursing and more recently in creative expression working with women with breast cancer. When we shine we pave the way for others to shine."

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