CITE - Creativity in Initial Teacher Education

The introduction and documents are arranged under headings for ease of reference. Click on any of these for a brief explanation of the topic area and follow the links and downloads given.

Creativity in Initial Teacher Education - Introduction
This gives the background to CITE and definitions of terms used in the resources.
Creativity in Initial Teacher Education - Section 1 Developing Understandings of Creativity
Developing Understandings of Creativity- questions and exercises for students and mentors
Creativity in Initial Teacher Education - Section 2 Lesson Planning and Creativity
Lesson planning and creativity The materials consist of approaches and pro-formas to support students’ planning for creativity in their lessons auditing students’ understanding of creativity and how to plan for creativity in their placement schools.
Creativity in Initial Teacher Education - Section 3 - Mentoring and Creativity
Mentoring and creativity These areas are a range of resources that focus upon how to support school-based mentors in developing their own and students’ creativity.
Creativity in Initial Teacher Education - Section 4 Example of Creativity within a Primary Programme
Example of Creativity within a Primary Programme. The modules have been designed and validated to place creativity within taught ITE primary and courses. Partnership working with Creative Practitioners, the Creative & Cultural Sector.
Creativity in Initial Teacher Education - Section 5 Case Studies and Reports
Case studies and reports designed to clarify understanding about creativity, risk-taking, and the outcomes of the CITE partnership programme. They include a report on teacher Education in Finland and Guidelines from the QCA seminar:- A view of Creativity
Creativity in Initial Teacher Education - Section 6 Deveoping Creativity through the Validation Process
PowerPoint showing the process for a staged process for developing creativity through the revalidation process
Creativity in Initial Teacher Education - Section 7 Examples of Practice
Examples of practice where creative practitioners worked with ITE teacher educators in the delivery of programmes and mentoring. These are examples of a programme providing a placement opportunity for students outside the normal classroom.
Creativity in Initial Teacher Education - Section 8 Creativity Modules
Creativity Modules. The modules have been designed and validated to place creativity within taught ITE primary and secondary courses.