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Imagination Conversations

Creativity In Youth Education

Sir Ken Robinson

Creativity and the power of imagination are the gifts that make us human. Sir Ken Robinson discusses that imagination is cultivated, not taught; we are all born with some sense of creativity. Imagination is vital for human culture and for the education of the world's youth.

12:37 | 2011

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About Sir Ken Robinson

A New York Times bestselling author, he led national and international projects on creative and cultural education across the world, unlocking and igniting the creative energy of people and organizations. Sir Ken was the most watched speaker in TED’s history, with his 2006 talk ‘Do Schools Kill Creativity?’ being viewed online over 60 million times and seen by an estimated 380 million people in 160 countries.

He was named as one of Time/Fortune/CNN’s ‘Principal Voices’; acclaimed by Fast Company magazine as one of ‘the world’s elite thinkers on creativity and innovation’ and ranked in the Thinkers50 list of the world’s top business thinkers. In 2003, he received a knighthood from Queen Elizabeth II for his services to the arts.

Visit his website http://sirkenrobinson.com/