Out of Our Minds: Learning to be Creative

Author(s): Sir Ken Robinson

Business, Economics and Law

Ken Robinson argues that organisations everywhere are trying to fix a problem that originates in schools and universities. Many people leave education with no idea what their creative abilities and strengths are. In a powerful and original way, he says why this is and what organisations and individuals can do immediately to recover their creative talents.

Revised edition will have following changes: Updated to accommodate recent changes to the education system (internationally), and to include more recent examples and case studies Focus of the book shifted to give more international examples and refer to US education system; to appeal to overseas markets. Some of the heavier academic content has been stripped out and content has been adapted for more consumer/think-piece market.

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Sir Ken Robinson, Ph.D is an internationally recognized leader in the development of creativity, innovation and human resources and a New York Times bestselling author. His latest book The Element (Allan Lane) has sold 23,000 copies in its first 9 months in the US. He works with governments in Europe, the US and Asia, with international agencies, Fortune 500 companies, and some of the world's leading cultural organisations.
Ken was honoured with the Athena Award of the Rhode Island School of Design for services to the arts and education; the Peabody Medal for contributions to the arts and culture in the United States, and the Benjamin Franklin Medal of the Royal Society of Arts for outstanding contributions to cultural relations between the United Kingdom and the United States.
In 2005 he was named as one of Time/Fortune/CNN's ‘Principal Voices'. In 2003, he received a knighthood from Queen Elizabeth II for his services to the arts and education. He speaks to audiences throughout the world on the creative challenges facing business and education in the new global economies.

General Fields

  • : 9781907312472
  • : John Wiley and Sons Ltd
  • : Capstone Publishing Ltd
  • : January 2011
  • : 216mm X 138mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Sir Ken Robinson
  • : Hardback
  • : 2nd Revised edition
  • : 288