Learning to Innovate
Geoff Mulgan Keynotes - Keynotes by Geoff Mulgan focus on education and social innovation. As the Chief Executive of NESTA...
Mulgan discusses his innovative curriculum for teenage-level schooling. His approach is to displace teachers with coaches, and assign practical projects working on commission to business. He argues that this tactic will solve two major problems within the educational system today.
The first problem to be tackled is the boredom of students. Youth don't easily recognize the correlation between what they're learning in school and its application in the work force. Secondly, employers are noticing that graduates are lacking skills and entering the work force with a bad attitude.
Mulgan's innovative curriculum is engaging and forward-thinking.