Education paradigms

Education – as Ken Robinson explains – is always having a rationale behind. In the schooling system as we know it today, these collectively shared believes are provenient from the age of enlightenment and industrial capitalism.

Living in the early days of a new era as we are, everything seems to be ready to change. Probably, we will be leaving behind the linear way of learning, so common – and painful – until now. The movement has already started. It will take time – educational institutions are most of the times really slow to adopt disruptive changes – but it will certainly happen. If only children are not forced to be on anesthetics…

In the video, Robinson’s ideas are beautifully illustrated by RSA Animate.