(a) It is so well-designed, it is not in need of change, or
(b) It is in need of change and is therefore, ripe for innovation.
In this video, Sir Ken Robinson PhD examines age-old approaches to education and learning. Although this particular discussion focuses on public education, you will certainly think differently about learning in general, and in the health professions, specifically.
And if not, you will at least love the way this discussion was animated.
A quick note about Dr. Robinson from the bio on his blog: “Sir Ken Robinson, PhD is an internationally recognized leader in the development of education, creativity and innovation… The videos of his famous 2006 and 2010 talks to the prestigious TED Conference have been seen by an estimated 200 million people in over 150 countries… He works with governments in Europe, Asia and the USA, with international agencies, Fortune 500 companies and some of the world’s leading cultural organizations… He was the central figure in developing a strategy for creative and economic development as part of the Peace Process in Northern Ireland, working with the ministers for training, education enterprise and culture. The resulting blueprint for change, Unlocking Creativity, was adopted by politicians of all parties and by business, education and cultural leaders across the Province.”
Some useful and related links:
- BOOK – Out of Our Minds: Learning to be Creative
- BOOK – The Element: How Finding Your Passion Changes Everything
- Sir Ken Robinson’s homepage
- Bring on the Learning Revolution – Sir Ken Robinson on TED