Creativity in higher education

How to encourage original thinking, problem solving, inventiveness and enjoyment among students and staff

How to cultivate creativity throughout higher education

Creativity is a vital component of innovation and problem solving, driving some of the brightest ideas in science and the humanities. It is heralded as one of the most desirable attributes by employers, yet many courses leave students little room for creative exploration. This spotlight collection looks at how university faculty and staff can foster creativity for themselves and their students.

How to embed creativity more fully into university curricula

Gareth Loudon highlights five key strategies to enhance student creativity through university curricula that encourage exploration and enquiry

Gareth Loudon

Royal College of Art

Cultivating creativity through teaching