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Thank you for visiting my website. You’ll see here that that there’s a consistent mission in all I do. In a sentence, it’s to transform the culture of education and organizations with a richer conception of human creativity and intelligence. If that resonates with you, I trust you’ll come back often. You can check out my current projects and work I've done in the past.

You can watch some of my talks and you find out how to get in touch about speaking and consultancy engagements. There's also a blog with regular posts on what I'm up to, things I find interesting and projects I like. There’s also a brand new section, which I’d like you to contribute to. Click on the 10 years on tab, to find out more. Welcome.

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10 Years On…

A lot of people know about my work through my talks at the TED conference, and especially the first one, in 2006, ‘Do Schools Kill Creativity?’ At 41 million views and counting it is still the most viewed talk in TED’s history.  A couple of years ago, I was at a university in the mid-West […]

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Sir Ken Presents: The Book of Joy by The Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu

I’m honored to say a few words in support of the Book of Joy, published today. The Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu share with us how to live a life of joy in the face of adversity. They show that joy and compassion will always win over anger, fear, and despair. A perfect message […]

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‘You don’t want a caste system for creativity’ – campaignlive.co.uk

“We don’t want a caste system for creativity.” Enjoyed talking with Kate Magee for this article in Campaign magazine. Click here to view article.  

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“Food For Thought celebrates the intersection of creative thinking, entrepreneurialism and social responsibility, so we felt that Sir Ken Robinson was the perfect fit for our audience – and Ken did not disappoint. Ken has an uncanny ability to keep the audience laughing with his dry wit, while also imparting nuggets of wisdom that resonate with the audience. As our final speaker of the three-day conference, Sir Ken tied everything neatly together when he challenged us to apply our creative energies to very complex issues.”

Food For Thought Food For Thought

“Sir Ken was simply brilliant. He absolutely wowed my audience. I personally worked with him prior to his talk and I found him personable, charming and absolutely hilarious.”

Performics Performics

“This was our 19th annual Fall CIO Forum and based on the program evaluations, this will be marked as one of the most successful events in our history! Sir Ken’s closing keynote was very well received (95% of evaluations were rated as Excellent or Very Good!), and our group greatly appreciated the entertaining style with which Sir Ken delivered his message.”

College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME)

“Sir Ken Robinson’s talk was a smashing success and certainly kicked off our lecture series in fine fashion. He has set the bar very high, and I greatly appreciated how warm he was with our students while signing the books they bought. A number of people have commented on the talk—the humor, message and delivery were super.”

Texas Christian University Texas Christian University

“We were very pleased with Sir Ken Robinson’s keynote. Many of our attendees and Board members commented that he was one of the best keynote speakers CEC has ever had. His speech was engaging, humorous, on point, and connected with the work of special educators. Following the general session, he was gracious enough to stay for quite a while, talk to our attendees (and listen intently to what they were saying!), sign programs, and smile for many photos. Sir Ken Robinson was a true delight.”

Anmarie Kallas Anmarie Kallas, Council for Exceptional Children

“I want to tell you that Ken Robinson was awesome!! Great message delivered with humor…most importantly he connected so well with the 1900 folks in attendance. He got a standing ovation at the end and they meant it.”

National Council for Community and Education Partnerships National Council for Community and Education Partnerships

“Sir Robinson was fabulous!! He was witty and entertaining and did a great job providing data-driven and relevant examples of how creativity can be nourished to drive innovation in a corporate setting. He was relevant, to the point, and had the full attention of our audience for well over an hour. We were very pleased to have him as part of this year’s CEO Conference.”

GSC Group GSC Group

“Sir Ken Robinson’s presentations were magnificent and have been the talk of the organization ever since!”

Sharp HealthCare Sharp HealthCare

“Sir Ken Robinson did a fabulous job, all the feedback we have received has been very positive. Our attendees thought he was humorous, engaging and thought provoking. I appreciated how accommodating he was at the event and he took his time to connect with people after, willing to take photographs and sign books. He was an excellent choice for the event.”

O.C. Tanner Recognition Company O.C. Tanner Recognition Company

“Sir Ken Robinson’s message is so poignant and inspirational — he made an indelible mark upon all attendees.”

Australian Human Resources Institute Australian Human Resources Institute

“The event with Sir Ken was absolutely marvellous! I have to tell you that Ken was a delightful person to work with. He stayed for most of the first day of the Summit, and he met with several of the attendees on an individual or small-group basis. I very much enjoyed meeting him and working with him as well.”

Microsoft Microsoft

Sir Ken Robinson personalized his presentation and was fabulous. He received a standing ovation.”

NYS Council of School Superintendents NYS Council of School Superintendents

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