Category Archives: Australia

Teaching creativity: born that way or waiting for the muse?

“What I’ve come to understand is that teaching creativity is not about dishing out a set of instructions how to do it, but much more about helping students to identify the kinds of situations or conditions they need for this receptiveness to occur.”

Source: theconversation.com

Professor explains how she helps students get beyond the 18th century Romantic view of the artist as a genius, one of a kind, a great original, and into their own creative space.  Good read for everyone, even those not in the arts.

Fighting the slump: a strategic approach to developing creativity

A long-term trend of declining creativity test scores has renewed interest in mechanisms to stimulate and foster the development of creativity – at home, in schools, universities and workplaces. At the…

Source: theconversation.com

Support for leveraging World Creativity and Innovation Week April 15 – 21, in schools

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Square pegs: creativity on campus needs an urgent re-think

Many universities see themselves as profit-motivated enterprises, but there are still a fair few people working in them who think teaching and learning ought to have different aims from those of business…

Source: theconversation.com

Brilliant opinion piece on realistic qualities of creativity.

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