Education TED Talks

A new playlist from Sir Ken Robinson, the most-watched speaker on

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Sir-Ken-Robinson-at-TED-Talks-EducationSir Ken Robinson is not just an amazing orator — he is the most-viewed speaker on His three talks have been viewed an astounding 21.5 million times, making him the sneezing baby panda of the TED ecosystem. Naturally, this made us curious: what talks does Robinson absolutely love?

In this new playlist, Robinson selects 10 talks about education that he finds both inspiring and insightful. His list, given in no particular order, contains talks from Alison Gopnik on what babies think, TED Prize winner Sugata Mitra on his vision for a School in the Cloud, and Shane Koyczan on the ways bullying sticks with us. Check out the full list of talks here »

TED playlists are collections of talks around a topic, built to illuminate ideas in context. A new playlist is added every week. We hope you enjoy this installment.

If you haven’t watched Ken Robinson’s classic talk, “Schools kill creativity,” watch it now »

And tune in to PBS on Tuesday, May 7, at 10/9c for our first ever television special, TED Talks Education. Robinson will close the program with a new talk. Read more about the show »