The Coming Revolution

Once there was the Industrial Revolution. Mass education came in to being to respond to that revolution and to provide the manpower that was the ‘fuel’ for it.

Today’s Seth Godin blog post is a very thought provoking look at what’s changed in the world and how it leads to ‘permanent recession’ and ‘revolution’:

Seth Godin’s Blog

After reading this we immediately realise the strong synergy between what Seth is saying and the ideas of Dr Ken Robinson (and the material contained in the film “We are the people we’ve been waiting for”). These changes are for real, they can’t be reversed and they can’t be denied – they represent the future. As educators, we have to work backwards from those changes and figure out how education needs to change – right now.

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