Ken Robinson Quotes

Ken Robinson Quotes: Very many people go through their whole lives having no real sense of what their talents may be, or if they have any to speak of.
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Ken Robinson Quote: The real role of leadership in education ... is not and should not be command and control. The real role of leadership is climate control, creating a climate of possibility.
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Quotes about Ken Robinson: We think about the world in all ways we experience it ; we think visually, we think in sign, we think kinesthetically, we think in abstract term, we think in movement. Creativity is the process of having original ideas that have value.
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Quote about Ken Robinson: If my wife is cooking a meal at home, which is not often, thankfully, but you know, she's doing (oh, she's good at some things) but if she's cooking, you know, she's dealing with people on the phone, she's talking to the kids, she's painting the ceiling, she's doing open-heart surgery over here; if I'm cooking, the door is shut, the kids are out, the phone's on the hook, if she comes in I get annoyed, I say
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Ken Robinson Sayings: One way of opening ourselves up to new opportunities is to make conscious efforts to look differently at our ordinary situations.  Doing so allows a person to see the world as one rife with possibility and to take advantage of some of those possibilities if they seem worth pursuing.
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Ken Robinson Saying: School systems should base their curriculum not on the idea of separate subjects, but on the much more fertile idea of disciplines... which makes possible a fluid and dynamic curriculum that is interdisciplinary.
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Sayings about Ken Robinson: It is often said that education and training are the keys to the future. They are, but a key can be turned in two directions. Turn it one way and you lock resources away, even from those they belong to. Turn it the other way and you release resources and give people back to themselves. To realize our true creative potential-in our organizations, in our schools and in our communities-we need to think differently about ourselves and to act differently towards each other. We must learn to be creative.
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Saying about Ken Robinson: Our task is to educate our children's whole being so they can face the future and make something of it. To achieve this we need to balance education for careers with education for twenty-first century life.
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Ken Robinson Quotes: Every education system on Earth has the same hierarchy of subjects: at the top are mathematics and languages, then the humanities, and the bottom are the arts.
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Ken Robinson Quote: Governments decide they know best and they're going to tell you what to do. The trouble is that education doesn't go on in the committee rooms of our legislative buildings. It happens in classrooms and schools, and the people who do it are the teachers and the students. And if you remove their discretion, it stops working.
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Quotes about Ken Robinson: The role of a creative leader is not to have all the ideas; it's to create a culture where everyone can have ideas and feel that they're valued.
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Quote about Ken Robinson: The dropout crisis is just the tip of an iceberg. What it doesn't count are all the kids who are in school but being disengaged from it, who don't enjoy it, who don't get any real benefit from it.
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Ken Robinson Sayings: You don't think of Shakespeare being a child, do you? Shakespeare being seven? He was seven at some point. He was in somebody's English class, wasn't he? How annoying would that be?
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Sayings about Ken Robinson: Research indicates that, as long as we keep using our brains in an active way, we continue to build neural pathways as we get older. This gives us not only the ongoing potential for creative thought, but also an additional incentive for continuing to stretch ourselves.
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Saying about Ken Robinson: We need to eliminate the existing hierarchy of subjects. Elevating some disciplines over others only reinforces outmoded assumptions of industrialism and offends the principle of diversity. The arts, sciences, humanities, physical education, languages and maths all have equal and central contributions to make to a student's education.
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Ken Robinson Quotes: You can't just give someone a creativity injection. You have to create an environment for curiosity and a way to encourage people and get the best out of them.
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Ken Robinson Quote: You were probably steered benignly away from things at school when you were a kid
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