How Creativity Education and The Arts Shape a Modern Economy

The following article and header are linked from Sir K Robinson’s website.


Sir Ken Robinson is a senior advisor for education policy at the Getty Foundation in Los Angeles, and a recognized expert in the development of creativity, education andtraining throughout the world. He has served as professorof education at Warwick University in the United Kingdomand was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II for his services tothe arts. In November 2004, Sir Ken sat down with Robert(Bob) Morrison, founder and chairman of the Music for AllFoundation, to talk about the current state of Americaneducation and the role creativity and the arts play in amodern economy. This interview was conducted as part of the EducationCommission of the States’ (ECS) Arts and Minds Series,which features the views of today’s leading thinkers ontopics pertaining to the arts in education. ECS is pleasedto provide this series under its 2004-06 ECS Chairman’sInitiative, The Arts – A Lifetime of Learning, led byArkansas Governor and ECS Chairman Mike Huckabee.



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