Sir Ken Robinson
Sir Ken Robinson is an internationally recognized leader in the development of education, creativity and innovation. The #1 speaker in TED Talks history, his talks have been viewed online over 80 million times and seen by an estimated 400 million people in 160 countries. Fast Company calls him “one of the world’s elite thinkers on creativity and innovation”. He advises governments, corporations, education systems, and some of the world's leading cultural organizations. For twelve years, he was professor of arts education at the University of Warwick in the UK and is now professor emeritus. He has received honorary degrees from universities in the US and the UK and honored with the Athena Award of the Rhode Island School of Design; the Peabody Medal for contributions to the arts and culture in the United States; the LEGO Prize for international achievement in education; the Benjamin Franklin Medal of the Royal Society of Arts and the Nelson Mandela Changemaker Award. A New York Times bestselling author, his books, including Out of Our Minds: The Power of Being Creative, The Element: How Finding Your Passion Changes Everything and You, Your Child and School, have been translated into twenty four languages and have sold over a million copies worldwide. In 2003, he received a knighthood from Queen Elizabeth II for his services to the arts.
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