Ken Robinson

Broad Excellence: Sir Ken Robinson


International education expert, advisor and author

Sir Ken Robinson is a Professor Emeritus of Arts Education from the University of Warwick, England where he was a professor for 12 years. He has led various national and international projects on creative and cultural education and worked with governments, education systems, international agencies, global corporations, and some of the world’s leading cultural organizations to unlock the creative energy of people and organizations. Sir Ken Robinson is a prolific orator and is the most-watched speaker in TED’s history. His 2006 talk, “Do Schools Kill Creativity” has been viewed online over 60 million times and seen by an estimated 380 million people in 160 countries. Sir Ken Robinson is one of Time/Fortune/CNN’s ‘Principal Voices’. He was acclaimed by Fast Company magazine as one of “the world’s elite thinkers on creativity and innovation”, and was ranked in the Thinkers 50 list of the world’s top business thinkers. In 2003, he received a knighthood from Queen Elizabeth II for his services to the arts. He has published numerous books that have been translated into various languages.

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