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Why teaching is 'not like making motorcars' Teacher: Education is broken Educator says the school system is broken and must focus on individualsSir Ken Robinson: Schools today work like factoriesRobinson: "The problem is that educating young people is not like making motorcars"Comments came in an interview after the recent TED Conference (CNN) -- Sir Ken Robinson says our education system works like a factory. It's based on models of mass production and conformity that actually prevent kids from finding their passions and succeeding, he said. "The problem is that educating young people is not like making motorcars -- at all," the author and educator said in a recent interview. "And one key difference is that motorcars have no interest in how they're made, and young people do."
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