Seth Godin: What is education for?

In this TEDx talk, Seth Godin examines the industrial model of public education in a way that is reminiscent of Ken Robinson‘s critique previously posted.

  1. Lectures at night.  “Homework” in class.
  2. Open book, open note, all the time.
  3. Open access to education anywhere and anytime.
  4. Customization of education.  (No more multiple choice exams. Measuring experience instead of test scores.  The end of compliance as an outcome).
  5. Cooperation instead of isolation.
  6. Teachers will transform into coaches.
  7. Lifelong learning and working earlier in life.
  8. Death of the “famous” college