This video is going viral, but while it sounds and looks great, the amount of mistakes in the movie is too difficult too count.
But the biggest surprise comes in the end where suddenly the question is asked how to make education more effective and efficient? For most people this won’t sound bizarre, but it is to me because it’s actually the same fallacy he accuses the education system for. Hidden in the video is a very neoliberal, hyper-individualistic point of view.
At the same time he handy forgets or cherrypicks all the good stuff education has done, even the role education has played in getting him where he is now.
Is education perfect as it is? Surely not.
Is the caricature you get in this video correct? Luckily not.
Will this video be shared a lot? For sure.
Will it help education? Not so sure…
P.S.: a little extra bit. This TED-Ed lesson seems pretty appropriate to combine with this video: