[Design and Technology] European Year of Creativity and Innovation

Tran, Lorraine I tran.lorraine.i at edumail.vic.gov.au
Wed Jan 14 09:13:11 EST 2009


European Year of Creativity and Innovation 
2009 is the European Year of Creativity and Innovation. The aim of the
Year is to raise awareness of the importance of creativity and
innovation for personal, social and economic development, to disseminate
good practice, stimulate education and research, and to promote policy
debate on how to increase Europe's creative and innovative potential.
Themes include:

*	fostering creativity at all education levels, including in
vocational, and non-formal settings 
*	maintaining engagement with creative forms of self-expression
throughout adult life; and 
*	ensuring that mathematics, science and technology promote an
active, innovative mindset. 

Further information can be found on the official website:



Note that reference is made to the role of education and technology in
promoting creativity and innovation.




Lorraine Tran

Curriculum Manager, P - 12 Design and Technology

Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority (VCAA)

41 St Andrews Place

East Melbourne 3002



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