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Creativity is an essential aspect of schooling and one of the key competencies that young people need for success in the modern world of ever-increasing change.

Students with strong creativity skills learn more effectively in all academic disciplines and subjects. They have vital problem-solving skills, the capacity to think critically, and a greater ability to deal with situations that may have multiple solutions.

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March 10, 2016
by People for Education
August 28, 2015
A current working draft of the foundational skills/competencies and learning conditions. This draft is being made available as a framework to stimulate discussion and reflection. Read more >
July 21, 2015
by People for Education
July 20, 2015
by Dr. Rena Upitis, Queen's University
Rena Upitis of Queen's University examines why creativity and innovation are core skills for long-term success. Read more >

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International Research

January 03, 2015
by Maanvi Singh, NPR/MindShift
A teacher uses curiosity to spark student engagement. Studies show our brain's chemistry changes when we become curious. Read more >
November 07, 2014
by Erik W. Robelen, Education Week
What’s a creativity index, and why are some states working on better ways to measure opportunities for creativity and innovation in their schools? Read more >
August 23, 2012
by Ellen Spencer, Bill Lucas, & Guy Claxton
This research paper explores the possibility of creating an assessment framework for tracking the development of students' creativity in schools. Read more >

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