Today, more than ever before, we must be able to think creatively,
manage change and solve complex, open-ended problems.
Education today is different in its structure and practice than it
was in any previous generation, not just because of the impact of technology
and the internet, but also because, across the lifespan, every person studies,
works and plays in a global community that was previously unknown to most
Although organisations worldwide recognise that their success both
now and in the future depends on a workforce capable of effective thinking,
problem solving and innovation, educational practice stills lags behind our
knowledge in these areas.
Educating for Creativity and Innovation is a powerful resource to close the gap
between research and practice and to promote understanding and effective practice
relating to creativity and innovation. In short, this is a book whose time is