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TEDxCapeTownED - John Gilmour - Education for the Whole Person

John Gilmour is the Founder of the LEAP Science and Maths Schools. He was Principal of Abbott's College for five years before leaving to set up the LEAP Science and Maths School. In this deeply personal talk from TEDxCapeTownED, John shares some of his regrets over the conversations he failed to have, and issues a strong call for education the encompasses emotional and cognitive development. His stinging critique of a 'western' of education is amusing and his vulnerable story moving. About TEDx, x = independently organized event?In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)Find out more about TEDxCapeTownED at http://TEDxCapeTownED.org/To find out more about LEAP schools see http://leapschool.org.za/
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