chapter  7.4
Creativity and Creative Teaching and Learning
WithTeresa Cremin, Jonathan Barnes
Pages 15

Nurturing learner creativity is a key aim for many schools. Teachers and school leaders continue to see the development of creativity as an essential part of their job. They recognise that an appropriate climate for creative thought and activity has to be established (Ofsted, 2006, 2009) and know that pressures to improve standards in ‘the basics’ can crowd creativity out of the curriculum.