Creativity - should we encourage it?

Morris, Jane ORCID logo ORCID: (2017) Creativity - should we encourage it? Creativity in the world of primary education [online blog] . (Unpublished)

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That depends on where you live, how old you are and your perspective on life, the role of schools and the workplace. Ken Robinson has likened the school system as a production line preparing its children as a product ready to take their place in the industrial world (1). He has also highlighted in 2007 that many of the jobs our primary children are heading for have not been created yet (2). AN IBM study of 15,000 CEOs in 60 countries and 33 industries in 2010 found that creativity was highlighted as the most important leadership quality necessary to meet an increasingly complex and uncertain world (3).

Item Type: Article
Journal / Publication Title: Creativity in the world of primary education [online blog]
Departments: Academic Departments > Institute of Education (IOE) > Initial Teacher Education (ITE) > Early Years and Primary Undergraduate Partnership QG
Depositing User: Jane Morris
Date Deposited: 17 Nov 2017 14:55
Last Modified: 12 Jan 2024 18:30


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