Many rely on David Gonski's ideas to shape the future of education policy. But his recommendation of personalised learning is a scripted, rigid version of education that will take us backwards.
As comparisons are made between the finances of private and public schools, investment in a creative education for all should be prioritised.
Finding your creative space with meaning.
It was once seen as a public menace – now, skateboarding is a global sport that empowers young people to improve their cities.
Memorising poetry is a kind of long-term investment. To take a poem with us so we can truly know it, we must know it by heart.
Scholars link the emergence of the term boredom to European industrial modernity, and the standardization of time, repetitive labour and development of leisure time associated with it.
From Cape Town to Kisumu and Greater Manchester, cities around the world are seeing the benefits of festivals that celebrate traditions and people.
In a new research study, more than 900 people from around the world explain the challenges and benefits of microdosing LSD and psilocybin-containing mushrooms.
There is a long list of bands that fell apart over artistic differences. But conflict between band members – and even some creative sledging – can be crucial to making better music.
Autistic and artistic, you can be both.
The book took eight years from conception to publication. In the earliest dummy, the monsters that millions have grown to love actually started out as horses.
Playing with imaginary friends in childhood is linked to being more creative as an adult.
How theatre and artwork allowed us to better address severe air pollution.
We talk about artistic inspiration all the time – but science demands inspiration too.
The poet Percy Bysshe Shelley believed that we can exercise our moral imagination 'in the same manner as exercise strengthens a limb'. Here, then, are some tips for fostering empathy through art.
Children with imaginary friends tend to be creative and have more empathy.
Our contemporary education systematically trashes creativity and unwittingly punishes students for exercising their imagination.
Everybody can think creatively – including you.
Creativity should be about more than just coming up with one solution.
It might look like an unfinished piece but it's the work of artificial intelligence, the first artwork of its kind to be sold at auction.