“What we have now is a system shaped by historical forces that are now almost totally bankrupt as ideas for the 21st century, and I think they are betraying most of our children.”

“How is this helping our children in terms of what they will be as adults; how adaptable are they going to be, how versatile are they going to be, how confident are they going to be.”

“The very best we can do is prepare young people for the rapidly changing social, technological, economic environment.  They will need to be the most flexible, creative, collaborative resilient generation that really have ever been.”

This film doesn’t look like it offers a whole lot of very new ideas, but it does appear to be an important expression, in film, of the argument for 21st century education which this blog believes is so important.