On World Teachers Day (Friday 28 October), Ms Samantha Bolton looks at the changing culture of education, and summarises recent key research that has enabled both teachers and students to engage more effectively in the classroom.
Dr Sally Stephens describes one of the many activities in the School which gets students involved in the important business of learning – outside the classroom.
After his recent trip to the Midwest Band and Orchestra Clinic in Chicago, Mr
... Exploring the characteristics and applications of creativity has attracted researchers and business worldwide. The focus on creativity as a path to improvement and its perceived role in superior problem solving, thinking and entrepreneurial success has become an industry in itself. Unfortunately, governments and bureaucracies (including education) see creativity primarily as a process, a tool for a solution, rather than something far more essential, elusive and enmeshed with sophisticated interpersonal communication and enhanced understanding of our world.