Our modern day compulsory education system was created for a different age. Most of the elements we find in traditional schooling were implemented in order to serve society during the industrial revolution and are no longer relevant to our day. Despite this, we continue to follow the same pattern generation after generation and the results are disheartening.
Here, Ken Robinson shares the history of education and why we might want to look at changing our approach to how and why we “school” our children.
Instead of focusing on outcomes that serve the economy or government, we need education that serves individuals and families.