How america's education model kills creativity and entrepreneurship batten institute university of virginia darden school of business contributor university of virginia i opinions expressed by forbes contributors are their own.
All this can destroy creativity the deadline, the writer's block, the program's goals - all can kill by contrast, creativity is unconditioned, it is its own reward but external goals, rules, etc that become internalized can destroy creativity and cripple the mind. Around the 19th century, the education system around the world was invented to center around the needs of that time: industrialism we've since gone through several cultural waves, and we're now in a knowledge economy the essential value of our time is entrepreneurialism, which requires us to use our brains in entirely different ways.
Education destroys all creativity of the students a man’s most valuable possessions his passion, his love, his mind and along them creativity follows if it was not for his passion, his love is a dead leaf, drifting away in his mindless creativity of dullness. I’ve now worked in education for more than forty years as a teacher, researcher, trainer, examiner, and adviser i’ve worked with all sorts of people, institutions, and systems in education and with businesses, governments, and cultural organizations. He said it was vital for teachers to find new ways of nurturing creativity, because the current system had become too rigid we're rote teaching we're forced to teach to the test, he said.
People destroy their own creativity the high school i go to is a science and technology school and yet we have three art murals and tons of music and art classes that anyone can take if a person isn't a naturally creative person, then they just won't be throughout life.
The sad truth about modern education is that it works to destroy creativity, personality and personal initiative in favor of standardizing people and their minds in order for them to fit better in to a the factories of 200 years ago.