If you are not familiar with these 3 people and their thesis about education, take the time to catch up.
Entertaining and well-articulated, they will help you understand where the current education system is falling short.
Ken Robinson is more focused on the what – Seth on the why – and Sugata Mitra is looking for an alternative approach (hint: it involves the Internet).
Super famous – and if you never watched it, you should.
Funny, witty and pointing the issues our current schooling system.
Seth is mostly known as a marketing and branding expert, but he is much more than that.
In his book the Linchpin, published a few years ago, he talks about the root of the school system, and why it was designed in a certain way.
In this talks he goes on with more details.
Sugata Mitra is an indian expert on education who run an experiment years ago in India which was called “A whole in the wall” – here is comes back on his experiments and translate it into 4 main thesis which are fundamental to understand how kids (and adults) approach education and self-learning.<div class='avia-video avia-video-16-9 av-lazyload-immediate av-lazyload-video-embed ' itemprop="video" itemtype="https://schema.org/VideoObject" data-original_url='https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xRb7_ffl2D0' >
That’s it for today.
I will publish more things on this topic. This was more like a reference post for a quick introduction.
More to come.