Creative Learning & Innovative Teaching: A study on Creativity and Innovation in Education in EU Member States
Creative Learning and Innovative Teaching: Final Report on the Study on Creativity and Innovation in Education in EU Member States
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Starting date: December 2008
Duration: December 2010
Client: European Commission, Directorate General for Education and Culture, Unit Jean Monet, partnerships and relations with agencies (EAC A3)
Objective: The objective of this study was to provide a better understanding of how innovation and creativity are framed in the national and/or regional objectives and applied in practices of education at primary and secondary level. The study collected and analysed the present state of the affairs in the member states on the role, if any, of creativity and innovation in national school curricula and in teaching and learning practices.
Description: The ICEAC study provided an overview of creativity and innovation in obligatory schooling. It covered primary and secondary education in all Member States. It consisted of:
1-2 June 2010: Validation workshop on Creative Learning & Innovative Teaching, held in Seville, Spain.
For the workshop agenda, please click here. The aim of the workshop was to validate the different phases of the study and to disseminate preliminary results. For the presentations, please see below:
23-24 February 2009: Scoping workshop on Creative Learning & Innovative Teaching, held in Seville, Spain.
For the workshop agenda, please click here. For IPTS presentations made at the workshop, please see below:
The following experts took part in the workshop. Click on their names to see their presentations:
Ernesto Villalba (CRELL-JRC); Michela Ott (ITD CNR – Italy); Eliza Stefanova (University of Sofia – Bulgaria); Dominic Wyse (University of Cambridge – UK); Avril Loveless (University of Brighton – UK); Maria Odete Valente (Universidade de Lisboa – Portugal); Marta Hunya (Institute for Educational Research and Development – Hungary); David Cebriàn (Increa – Spain); Sandra Dingli (University of Malta – Malta); Sue Ellis (CLPE – UK), Francesc Esteve (Universitat Jaume I); Chryso Christodoulou (DIGIPRO – Cyprus); Keimpe de Heer (Creative Learning lab – Holland); Patrick Lilja (University of Gothenburg – Sweden).
- 10-13 March 2011: IADIS International Conference eSociety
- 27 May 2010: Lunchtime Conference, EAC (Brussels)
- 06-7 May 2010: Creative Cluster (Reggio Emilia)
- 16-17 December 2009: Create. Innovate. Grow - Closing Conference of the European Year of Creativity and Innovation (Stockholm):
- 28 May 2009: Presentation of
the role of ICT as a driver for creative learning and innovative teaching at DG EAC / DG JRC-CRELL International conference on measuring creativity (Brussels)
- Final Report:
Creative Learning and Innovative Teaching: Final Report on the Study on Creativity and Innovation in Education in EU Member States. R. Cachia, A. Ferrari, K. Ala-Mutka, Y. Punie (2010)
- Survey Report:
Creativity in Schools: A Survey of Teachers in Europe. R. Cachia, A. Ferrari (2010)
- Interviews Report:
Expert Perspectives on Creativity and Innovation in European Schools.
Authors: Dr S. Banaji, Dr S. Cranmer, Dr C. Perrotta. Editors: R. Cachia, A. Ferrari, Y. Punie (2010)
- Good Practices Report: Creative and Innovative Good practices in Compulsory education in Europe. Authors: Dr S. Banaji, Dr S. Cranmer, Dr C. Perrotta. Editors: R. Cachia, A. Ferrari, Y. Punie (2010)
- Brochure: Creativity in Schools in Europe: A survey of Teachers and Spanish Summary of the Survey published by the Spanish Ministry of Education.
- Curricula Report: The Role of Creativity and Innovation in School Curricula in the EU27: A content analysis of curricula documents. Authors: Gregor Heilmann and Werner B. Korte
- Literature Review: Innovation and Creativity in Education and training in the EU Member States: Fostering Creative Learning and Supporting Innovative Teaching. Literature Review on Innovation and Creativity in E&T in the EU Member States (ICEAC). R. Cachia, A. Ferrari, Y. Punie (2009)
- Ferrari, A., Cachia, R., & Punie, Y. (2011). Educational Change through Technology: A Challenge for Obligatory Schooling in Europe. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 6964, pp. 97-110.
- Cachia, R., Ferrari, A., & Punie, Y. (2011). The potential of ICT for Creative Learning and Innovative Teaching. Paper presented at the IADIS International Conference eSociety 2011, Avila, Spain (Published in the conference proceedings).
- Ferrari A. (2010). Creatività e Tic nella scuola dell’obbligo: un’inchiesta su opinioni e pratiche degli insegnanti. TD-Tecnologie Didattiche, 50, pp. 30-38
- Ferrari, A., Cachia, R. & Punie, Y. (2009) ICT as a driver for creative learning and innovative teaching, pp. 345-367 in MEASURING CREATIVITY. Proceedings for the conference “Can creativity be measured?” Brussels, May 28-29, 2009, Edited by Ernesto Villalba, EUR 24033 EN.
Project Leaders: Romina Cachia, romina.cachia(at)ec.europa.eu and Anusca Ferrari, anusca.ferrari(at)ec.europa.eu
Theme Leader: Yves Punie, yves.punie(at)ec.europa.eu