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Trusteeship, wisdom and the creative future of education?

Craft, Anna (2008). Trusteeship, wisdom and the creative future of education? UNESCO Observatory: Journal of Multi-Disciplinary Research in the Arts, 1(3) pp. 1–20.

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Abstract

What role does, and should, creativity play in education? What role can and should creativity play in designing the school of the future? This article explores the ascendance of creativity in education in the late 20th and early 21st century, exploring tensions in policy developments which both ‘universalise’ creativity and yet appear also to ‘particularise’ it within a specific set of social, economic and cultural arrangements and values. Arguing that the marketisation of creativity in particular is ultimately disastrous at personal, local, national and international levels, the case is advanced for an umbilical connection between creativity and education futures, in ways that highlight the role of wisdom, and creative trusteeship.

Item Type: Journal Article
Copyright Holders: 2008 The Author
ISSN: 1835-2776
Extra Information: Special Issue: Creativity, policy and practice discourses; productive tensions in the new millenium
Keywords: creativity In education; marketisation; performativity; creative trusteeship; creative wisdom
Academic Unit/Department: Education and Language Studies > Education
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)
Item ID: 23314
Depositing User: Users 9543 not found.
Date Deposited: 20 Oct 2010 11:50
Last Modified: 03 Jan 2014 11:42
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/23314
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