It’s NOT the Problems of Education You Need To Worry About, IT’S THE SOLUTIONS That Are MOST Concerning

George Siemens delivers a powerful message in this TED talk. His introduction is a segway from a prior presentation that he comments on. He says:

The Problem of Education does not concern me, quite as much as the solutions to the  problem of education concern me.

George Siemens is Founder and President of Complexive Systems Inc., a learning lab focused on assisting organizations develop integrated learning structures to meet the needs of global strategy execution. He recently authored a book – Knowing Knowledge – an exploration of how the context and characteristics of knowledge have changed, and what it means to organizations today. He is actively involved in researching social media and networked technologies at the Technology Enhanced Knowledge Research Institute ( at Athabasca University (

About kevin

A long-time technology enthusiast who, in the mid 80's, thought the internet might be something that would catch-on, so he taught himself programming. That started him on a very satisfying road as a course developer, trainer, online teacher and elearning evangelist. Thirty years later, he fancies himself to be a "futurist" and "thought leader".... those thoughts are more about learning that doesn't involve expensive technology and a vision of the future that makes education more critical than ever! More information at: