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Creative Education – DDV: SEE – Discover, Develop Valorize Self-Employing Employers’, attempts to answer four questions:
- Why are youths experiencing astronomical dropout rates, colossal unemployment, persistent underemployment and rising unemployability?
- What is the way forward away from the aforementioned ‘issues’?
- Who has succeeded to manifest the objectives of Creative Education?
- What can be done by nations to implement Creative Education?
This book answers the above questions respectively by saying: misfit of traditional education systems and philosophies; discovering, developing and valorizing each person’s unique intelligences, values, interests, personality and learning styles; yes, many have achieved the objectives of Creative Education; governments could implement the recommendations of Creative Education. The aforementioned premises of Creative Education are confirmed by the following facts:
- by the end of this decade, over half of the workers in the U.S. alone will be self-employed (Kim, 2011)
- a winning strategy for the future of work is to be able to “design your own profession…’’ (Slaughter, 2011)
- and as The New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman’s recent column declared, “Need a job? Invent it” (Friedman, 2013).
Some topics covered include:
- Unmaking Man: Failure of ‘Traditional Education Systems’
- Educere and Educare
- DDV: SEE – From GIGO to SIGOLD
- Know Yourself
- Be Yourself
- Do Yourself
- Philosophical-Social Skills - Ubuntu
- Implications of Creative Education for policy and planning
This book will guide you to understand that the solution to your problems is through the Creative Education – DDV:SEE process which would enable you to experience a ‘quantum leap’ to over-employment, maximum employment, and multi-employment, away from the ‘haunting sleep’ of unemployment, underemployment, and unemployability. This book will make you realize that,
Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek. — President Barack Obama