And it all is organized in this way on the basis of the idea that all children at a certain age should learn the same stuff, in the same time, in a same manner.
The paradox of the educational system is, that we are so used to it, that we don’t recognize it as such.
We say it to our own childern… just accept that school is not enjoyable, but you do it for your own sake.
Create room for all sorts of initiatives. “Yes we can” Change leadership style from directive to creative Think in possibilities rather then problems
Move away from the idea that we together can invent a new system.
Change education now!
Matching schools to the
Educational system is
Was designed for the industrial age
Sir Ken Robinson Sugatra Mitra
They advocate a need for
Characteristics of system
Learning in prescribed places
Learning dictated by roster
Re-arranging deck chairs
on the Titanic
The system need to change
The current system is sinking
The meaning of
Education ≠ schooling
Education = universal
development of skills
and knowledge, any
time, any place,
Think differently about
Sir Ken Robinson – from “How schools kill creativity”
We have to get over this old conception of: of
Learning is an inborn capacity
What skills are really
needed in the future?
”Ten years from now, relevant work skills will be shaped
by the continued rise in global connectivity, smart
technology and new media, among several other
Future of Learning
From Educational Institutions to Learning
New technologies, new ecologies,
and new practices are disrupting how
we learn, what we learn, and where
The definitions of teacher and student are fluid.
Education is moving out of episodic experiences at
traditional institutions like classrooms and schools into
learning flows that course through our daily lives.
@ The Institute for the Future in Palo Alto
The “Knowmad” society
Focus on ‘how’ to learn, not ‘what’ to learn
Shift from Formal to Invisible
Responsibility with teacher
Responsibility with learner
Shift from Extrinsic to
Self motivated learning
Connected to own norms
Relevance is recognized
Guilt, Pride & Shame
Reward & punishment
primary school math
takes 20 hours
Formal education takes