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Charles Leadbeater: Education innovation in the slums
Category: Service Projects | By RotaryGlobal, 10-Oct-2010 | Viewed 4296  Comments 0 | Original Source
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Charles Leadbeater: Education innovation in the slums
Charles Leadbeater went looking for radical new forms of education -- and found them in the slums of Rio and Kibera, where some of the world's poorest kids are finding transformative new ways to learn. And this informal, disruptive new kind of school, he says, is what all schools need to become.

Charles Leadbeater: Innovation consultant



A researcher at the London think tank Demos, Charles Leadbeater was early to notice the rise of "amateur innovation" -- great ideas from outside the traditional walls, from people who suddenly have the tools to collaborate, innovate and make their expertise known.

You can watch the TED Talk here: http://www.ted.com/talks/lang/eng/charles_leadbeater_on_education.html
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