Can creativity be taught? An interesting article from Psychology Today that suggests it can.
Creativity is important stuff. People think and learn in many different ways - creativity allows for multiple approaches, and celebrates them. The world is changing faster than ever - people who are confident to think creatively are better able to deal with this. And flourish. We've got big challenges ahead. Climate change. Food shortages. Population [...]
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On Friday I attended a conference at Band On The Wall in Manchester that was held to launch the new cultural strategy for the city. One of the speakers at this event was Jim Cassell who runs the Manchester City Football Academy. It was fascinating to hear him talk about the processes that they go [...]
People love to learn. It's a fact that was perfectly encapsulated in this talk by Alice Taylor at this year's Do Lectures. Take children for example. The early year's of their life are one big learning fest where everything is exciting and new and interesting. Everything they do is a an experience of education whether [...]
We all know that children are creative - it's a fact. You only have to look at the boundless energy of a group of toddlers playing to see this creativity in action. So if we all start off like this what happens to us in life to knock this out of us? It seems fair to [...]