Education is a self-organizing system, where learning is an emergent phenomenon.

Sugata Mitra

Quotation #15367

About This Quote


Source: "The Child-Driven Education." TEDGlobal 2010. Jul. 2010. Conference Presentation. Additional Information: This quote from education scientist Sugata Mitra means that education is something that happens in the absence of outside intervention, and that learning comes into being in spontaneous, unexpected ways. The quote is from Mitra's 2010 TED Talk on real-life experiments in which children are able to make their own discoveries without supervision. Watch the full TED Talk here: Sugata Mitra - The Child-Driven Education