How do we reinvent education? These TED Talks explore the latest thinking — from teachers, parents, kids — on how to build a better school.

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Ken Robinson: 10 talks on education

10 talks • 2h 51m
Education legend Sir Ken Robinson picked the talks he loves — all full of insight, bright ideas and, of course, creativity.

Re-imagining school

10 talks • 2h 49m
All over the world, there's growing consensus that our education systems are broken. These educators share big ideas on how we might re-imagine school.

TV Special: TED Talks Education

8 talks • 1h 18m
How can we create an education system that works for kids, instead of against them? Watch eight inspiring talks from TED's May 2013 PBS special, given in their entirety.

MOOCs 101

7 talks • 1h 48m
Here's what can happen when we bring education online ... and open it up to anyone.
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Why School?

by Will Richardson
In a world where kids can access information without teachers, Will Richardson challenges traditional assumptions about the value of school and propose a bold plan to rethink it.
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TRH: Education

Episode: Unstoppable Learning

Learning is an integral part of human nature. But why do we – as adults – assume learning must be taught, tested and reinforced? Why do we put so much effort into making kids think and act like us? In this hour, TED speakers explore the ways babies and children learn, from the womb to the playground to the Web. Listen now