Creativity in Education (What is it?-What does this process look Like?…
Creativity in Education
The role of Education
Physical-Lighting, colour, Resources, Sensory variables, space configuration, class size.
Virtual, technology tools-many and varied!-need to recognise teh need to keep up with rapidly changing digital world. Learners need to be digital creators, not consumers
The Lecturers role. Role model, Influencer, Storyteller, play, assessment AS learning, tasks that challenge, embrace ambiguity and value diversity
The wider socio-economic context
are the Outputs?
Creative, Empathetic, Self-Directed, Lifelong Learners
is it?-What does this process look Like?
Role of Education-Pedagogy-Contemplative-Question Centred. Idealist vs Action theory-No-'one right answer, Banking concept, Moving from the passive to the active Learner
Design Thinking, 7-step process
do we do this?-by communicating the benefits of the creative process in all fields of education
does Creativity Happen best ?
is it important?
Graduate Attributes, Employer requirements, Necessary to solve real world problems,
socio-economic element of creativity-very few jobs now are not dependent on working in groups. teamwork is a skill, multidisciplinary and cross-disciplinary is increasingly flagged in job adverts.
Benefits of creativity to mental health: recent stats(AHEAD, 2018|) show increase in reporting of mental health conditions in college graduates. creative studies have been shown to assist in issues with mental health.
does Education teach creativity?
By Recognising the Journey
Learner centred paradigms, PBL, project based learning, Student centred assessment, questioning, PBL, Ownership and responsibility, Independent thinkers,Empathetic, Confident,