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Tony Wagner stresses importance of innovation in today's 'knowledge economy'

Tony Wagner is a prominent educator and author, currently serving as an Expert In Residence at Harvard University’s new Innovation Lab.

In this interview with Learning World’s Maha Barada, Wagner suggests that as we move into a 21st century ‘knowledge economy’, innovation and creativity skills are becoming more and more important. He also argues that trying to solve world poverty and education inequity by taking tests and putting pressure on teachers is ‘ludicrous’. Watch the video, broadcast live from the 2014 World Innovation Summit for Education, to find out more.

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