There are voices in training that make lasting impacts on the way in which educators educate and observe. A type of profound leaders was Sir Ken Robinson. Sir Ken died on August 21, 2020, forsaking a rare legacy stemming from a ardour for creativity, and rethinking training.
Sir Ken Robinson was an internationally acclaimed knowledgeable on creativity and innovation, and the creator of Discovering Your Factor, The Factor, and Out of Our Minds. He additionally has essentially the most considered TED speak of all time with over 65 million views –”Do Schools Kill Creativity?” He will likely be remembered as an influential voice in training and the humanities. Sir Ken believed that creativity is central to human enchancment and innovation, and artwork lecturers have the flexibility to empower college students with creativity.
A Message to Artwork Lecturers
Sir Ken was the keynote speaker on the 2017 Artwork Ed Now Convention, the place he shared a strong message to artwork lecturers. You'll be able to see that inspirational presentation right here.
Sir Ken Robinson additionally recorded a podcast episode on Art Ed Radio. Pay attention as podcast host Tim Bogatz and Sir Ken talk about the evolution of his profession, testing tradition world wide, the function of creativity in getting ready college students for the long run, a doable method ahead for our colleges, and the way lecturers can have an effect on change from their very own school rooms.
Jessica Balsley, founder and President of AOEU, has been impacted by the work of Robinson all through her complete profession. She says, “Sir Ken’s work influenced lots of the programs and philosophy of The Artwork of Schooling College within the early years and at this time. His work is a real legacy for the occupation.”
The voice of Sir Ken Robinson will likely be missed, however his work will proceed to influence and encourage artwork lecturers for years to return.