Earlier this week I joined the Call to Unite – a 24-hour global live stream event where I shared my thoughts on how we can seize the opportunity to transform how we educate our children, and how we approach our relationship with the world we live in.
Sir Ken Robinson Ph.D. died peacefully on August 21st, 2020, surrounded by family after a short battle with cancer. 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.
Sir Kenneth Robinson (4 March 1950 – 21 August 2020) was a British author, speaker and international advisor on education in the arts to government, non-profits, education, and arts bodies. He was director of the Arts in Schools Project (1985–89) and Professor of Arts Education at the University of Warwick (1989–2001), and Professor Emeritus after leaving the university. In 2003 he was knighted for services to the arts.