Call for creative thinkers;In brief

24th September 1999 at 01:00
LEFT-WING think tank Demos says the national curriculum should be cut back by half to make room for more creative learning. Authors of The Creative Age argue that schools should be restructured to give pupils the skills needed for a knowledge-based economy with less emphasis on qualifications. The report focuses on five case studies and suggests a framework for creative learning. The Creative Age is available from Central Books, 0181 986 5488, pound;9.95 plus pamp;p.

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