Sir Ken Robinson PhD is a globally recognised pioneer in the development of education, creativity and innovation. TED talker and leading force in the battle to recognise creativity Ken works with international agencies to inspire and open minds. He is an accomplished keynote speaker and could impress an audience with his visionary thinking.
Ken Robinson’s TED talk about whether schools kill creativity rose to be an internet sensation, viewed millions of times in over 160 different countries. As an author and government advisor, he bestows his knowledge and experience on a public thirsty for clever ideas and engaging thought.
Professor of education at Warwick University for twelve years and now professor emeritus, Ken Robinson has been 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; the LEGO Prize for international achievement in education, 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. He has also been awarded a number of honorary degrees from Universities across the globe, and was named as one of Time/Fortune/CNN’s Principal Voices.
Ken was also involved in the Northern Ireland Peace Process, where he developed a strategy for creative and economic development, which resulted in his blueprint for change, Unlocking Creativity, which was adopted by politicians of all parties and by leaders in business, education and cultural.
Subsequently, Ken was appointed as an international advisor to the Singapore Government for its strategy to become the creative hub of South East Asia.
In 2003, Ken received a knighthood for his services to the arts, and wrote a best-selling book called The Element: How Finding Your Passion Changes Everything, which has been translated into several different languages.
A leading voice on education, creativity and enterprise culture, Ken will impress all kinds of audiences with his expert knowledge and experience.