We constantly hear calls for more creative people who can spot opportunities. However, are our education systems encouraging creative learning? University of Wales Trinity Saint David’s Professor Andy Penaluna believes we are evaluating what pupils and students do in entirely the wrong way. It’s time to reward creativity in the classroom.
Professor Andy Penaluna is Director of the International Institute for Creative Entrepreneurial Development based at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David in Swansea. He is recognised across the world for his work embedding business and enterprise skills within education. Professor Penaluna has advised the United Nations, the European Commission and individual governments across the world, and is responsible for writing the world’s first creative entrepreneurship curriculum now embedded at all levels across educational institutions in Macedonia. His work has been recognised through a number of high-profile accolades, including the Queen’s Award for Enterprise Promotion in 2015.
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