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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)

  • Authors: Anusca Ferrari, Romina Cachia and Yves Punie
  • EUR Number: Technical Note: JRC 52374
  • Publication date: 10/2009


This report provides a brief overview of the theoretical foundations for creativity and innovation in the context of education, as a background for the other planned reports. It attempts to define creativity and innovation in the educational context and provide an overview of research on creativity and innovation, especially for creative learning and innovative teaching. This work aims to capture the fruitful interdisciplinary debate on the role of Creativity and Innovation in the knowledge society and different schools of thought contributing to this debate.

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