Do Asian Education Systems Suppress Creativity and Innovation?

Source: Yong Zhao blog, Feb 2012

Fundamentally, the education system in the United States may be no more capable of actively teaching creativity and innovation than the education system in China is; it may well simply be that the system in China has been more systemically effective at suppressing it. Success may be tied as much to what is not done­—avoiding the smothering uniformity of standardization—than to what is done.

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