Creativity in Technical and Further Education in Australia

  title={Creativity in Technical and Further Education in Australia},
  author={H. Middleton and John Stevenson},
Creativity in technical and vocational education is an area where little research has been undertaken. This paper examines the existence and nature of creativity within a technical and further education college in Australia. The two studies found evidence of creativity within a course on mechanical design synthesis, however, the studies also found that teaching for creativity was not a central concern of teachers involved in the study, reducing the effectiveness of the intervention employed in… CONTINUE READING

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