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Creative Schools : Revolutionizing Education from the Ground Up

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From the international bestselling author of The ElementKen Robinson is one of the world's most influential voices in education. In this inspiring, empowering book, he sets out a new vision for how education can be transformed to enable all young people to flourish. Filled with practical examples and groundbreaking research, it will inspire the change our children urgently need.'Compelling ... an elegant, powerfully written manifesto for change' Tristram Hunt, Guardian 'Inspires and brings a new sense of possibility to the goal of transforming education . . . This is a global game-changer' Brene Brown, author of Daring Greatly'Wonderful and enjoyable' Malala Yousafzai, Nobel Prize Laureateshow more

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  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 18mm | 236g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0141978570
  • 9780141978574
  • 3,208

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One of those rare books that not only inspires and brings a new sense of possibility to the goal of transforming education, but also lays out an actionable strategy . . . This is a global game-changer and I'm in. -- Brene Brown, Ph.D., author of Daring Greatly Ken Robinson's thesis is compelling . . . Creative Schools brings together his classroom experience and policy ardour in an elegant, powerfully written manifesto for change. -- Tristram Hunt * Guardian * Wonderful and enjoyable. -- Malala Yousafzai, Nobel Prize Laureate A comprehensive and compelling statement of why creativity matters for everyone, what it looks like in action, and how to get there. Inspiring and so readable you will feel Sir Ken is talking directly to you. -- Andy Hargreaves, author of Professional Capital This book is a wake-up call to the emerging global human resources crisis . . . a must-read. -- Pasi Sahlberg, author of Finnish Lessons 2.0 Forget the chatter about disruptive technological and economic forces in education. Ken Robinson and Lou Aronica vividly describe the disruptions that are needed if we are to have quality education in our time. -- Howard Gardner, author of Five Minds for the Future Ken Robinson is the world's most potent advocate of global education transformation; his clarity, passion and insight have inspired millions, including me. This book is not only a catalyst, or call to action; it is a manifesto; a practical exploration and celebration of what is possible. Now it's up to us; we must read, react and accelerate the revolution -- Richard Gerver, author of Creating Tomorrow's Schools Todayshow more

About Ken Robinson

Sir Ken Robinson, PhD, is an internationally recognized leader in the development of creativity, innovation and human potential. He advises governments, corporations, education systems, and some of the world's leading cultural organizations. The videos of his famous talks to the prestigious TED Conference have been watched by an estimated 300 million people in over 150 countries.Lou Aronica is the author of two novels and coauthor of several works of non-fiction, including The Culture Code (with Clotaire Rapaille) and The Element.show more

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One of those rare books that not only inspires and brings a new sense of possibility to the goal of transforming education, but also lays out an actionable strategy . . . This is a global game-changer and I'm in. Brené Brown, Ph.D., author of Daring Greatlyshow more

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