Initially, it is about the students being confident in using their imaginations to create new ideas. Over time, the focus is on the students building a range of strategies that can support their creative thinking.
While there is some overlap with problem-solving, creative thinking does not presume a pre-defined problem.
Ultimately, by the time they leave school students should be confident when presented with the need to create new ideas or innovations, knowing a range of strategies and tools they can use to develop their ideas.
Resources for children (3-11)
Resources for young people (11-18)
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