The heART and Soul of Education by Cathy Hunt

Many educators grapple with the idea that a redefinition of creativity is required for the contemporary student in the context of a world of fast-paced development and complex problems. But when we look beyond the buzzwords and catchphrases, what does ‘being creative’ really mean? Have you considered that every moment in teaching is a creative act? Or that to be creative is to be ‘fully human’?

Get ready to remix and mash-up, make connections and make a mess, as we consider tra-digital approaches to education. Prepare to learn, laugh and maybe shed a sneaky tear as we talk about learning, art, and our hearts. If we are true to an inclusive vision in schools, and educating ‘the whole person’ is a goal, let’s see what rich arts learning experiences in every classroom can create for our future.