This just posted on TED.com a follow up talk from Sir Ken Robinson. It is throughly worth the 18 minutes. He quotes Abraham Lincoln when describing what must happen in education,
The dogmas of the quiet past, are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew. We must disenthrall ourselves, and then we shall save our country.
However my favourite quote is from Sir Ken himself,
Human communities depend on a diversity of talent not a singular conception of ability