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The Creative Workforce : How to Launch Young People into High-Flying Futures.

Author: Erica Mcwilliam
Publisher: Sydney : University of NSW Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Creativity has become the economic engine of the 21st century. No longer the preserve of creative industries, 'creative capital' in the form of novel thinking, navigation, interactivity and border-crossing has become crucial to success and productivity. But are young people being equipped for a work future in which creativity is the defining feature of economic life? In this important book, Erica McWilliam argues  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Erica Mcwilliam
ISBN: 9781742230498 1742230490
OCLC Number: 476256123
Description: 1 online resource (221 pages)
Contents: Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Creativity is everyone's business; The Yuk/Wow Generation; The creative workforce; Education: important and irrelevant; Teacher: sage, guide, meddler; Raising the bar on risk and challenge; Flying higher; Measuring up; Over the horizon; Notes; Index.

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Argues that young people's creative capacities are not being properly developed and that education, particularly in Australia, demands a massive pedagogical shift. This title describes what creative  Read more...

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