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Nothing is Written – Learning is an Adventure

Life is unruly and unpredictable – our best approach is to remain open, curious and flexible. Rather than giving people reassuring “right answers” we may do better to model experimentation, curiosity and openness. We think it’s possible to create more … Continue reading

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Getting Better – on the “Performance Revolution”

The ethos that underlies all these performance revolutions is captured by the Japanese term kaizen, or continuous improvement. In a kaizen world, skill is not a static, fixed quality but the subject of ceaseless labor. This idea is more applicable … Continue reading

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Teaching the Teachers: Emotional Intelligence Training for Teachers

A growing body of research in recent years has supported the value of emotional intelligence in both effective teaching and student achievement. This paper presents a pre–post, quasi-experimental design study conducted to evaluate the contributions of a 56-h “Emotional Intelligence” … Continue reading

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Training as Action

Training for acts of civil disobedience can delve deeper than the actions themselves. Usually, direct action training is what it sounds like: training in preparation for a direct action. Sometimes, however, the training itself is the action. Consider this story. The members … Continue reading

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The Effectiveness of Creativity Training: A Quantitative Review

Over the course of the last half century, numerous training programs intended to develop creativity capacities have been proposed. In this study, a quantitative meta-analysis of program evaluation efforts was conducted. Based on 70 prior  studies, it was found that … Continue reading

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Innovation and Creativity in Education and Training in the EU member states

Read This report provides an overview of the theoretical foundations for creativity and innovation in the context of education. It emphasises the need to encourage the development of pupils’ and students’ creative and innovative potential for several reasons: 1) the … Continue reading

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Mapping major Changes to Education and Training in 2025

The overall objective of the study is to contribute to the development of imaginative visions and scenarios of the future of learning in order to support priority setting for education, training and skilling policies. A first series of expert consultations … Continue reading

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Innovation and Creativity in Education and Training – Fostering Creative Learning and Supporting Innovative Teaching

Read This report provides an overview of the theoretical foundations for creativity and innovation in the context of education. It emphasises the need to encourage the development of pupils’ and students’ creative and innovative potential for several reasons: 1) the … Continue reading

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Future Learning – Connecting Workplace Learning and Vocational Education and Training to Lifelong Learning

The recognition that workplaces are learning environments has become widespread in both research and policy circles, but workplace learning is often absent from debates about lifelong learning. Similarly, vocational education and training (VET) is also referred to as a separate … Continue reading

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Mapping Major Changes to Education and Training in 2025

The emerging map of future changes to education and training can be divided into a set of 12 thematic clusters, ranging from technological changes over globalisation to changing pedagogical concepts. Anticipated changes that rate particularly high in importance according to … Continue reading

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