Institutions will try to preserve the problem to which they are the solution.

– Clay Shirky, Cognitive Surplus

The traditional system of public schooling was designed in the industrial age and is now outdated and ineffective. We need to upgrade our education system for the 21st-century and I think it should be based on self-directed, passion-driven learning.

I’ve previously written about what many of today’s creative leaders think a 21st-century education should look like but this video really gets to the heart of the matter.

Watch and learn about the 6 major problems with the current system. Find out why the school system doesn’t need to be reformed, it needs to be reimagined for a new digital era of creative working and learning.

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