Divergent Thinking – Ken Robinson

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Ken Robinson has a very clear view on Divergent Thinking – he blames the educational system in today’s society, as everything is moving forward in the modern world but the educational system therefore decreasing the percentage of non divergent thinkers.

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He says that they are finding ways to reform education for two reasons – economically and culturally but they are wondering how to educate the children for the 21st century economy, especially since it is always changing and cannot be predicted, but also how they can do this and still have their cultural stamp on the way they do it.

He also thinks that education is still stuck in the past and is alienating those children who don’t see the point in education. As in the past hard work lead to good grades, that then lead to college which resulted in a job. This is no longer the case as…

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