Have just watched this video on TED.com. It is not the first time either, but he had me laughing out loud again! As a home educator someone who has rejected our existing school system in favour of an unschooled approach, I guess it is not surprising, but I do love to have my own gut feelings articulated occasionally by someone I can recognise as knowing what he is talking about. Someone who has an education, and all those qualifications to prove it.... Well if that proves anything at all of course.
I just wish that some of those 4 million people who watched his previous video were the people in this country responsible for our current schooling system. People who might have the ability if they had the will however to not just reform the system but take it apart and rebuild it. If only....
Sir Ken Robinson: Bring on the learning revolution! | Video on TED.com
For anyone who has not seen or heard of Sir Ken Robinson before, here is his previous talk, inspirational and again funny.
Ken Robinson says schools kill creativity | Video on TED.com
I have read only read one of his books but I can thoroughly recommend it. The Element: How Finding Your Passion Changes Everything
...there are a few more of Sir Ken's books here: