EDLS1020 Creativity and Innovation in Education and Educational Leadership (5 cr)

Study level:
Advanced studies
Grading scale:
Responsible organisation:
Department of Educational Sciences
Curriculum periods:
2020-2021, 2021-2022, 2022-2023, 2023-2024


Theory of creativity and innovation in the context of education and leadership. Creativity as a part of learning process and classroom activities, as well as, contemporary work and expertise.

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of the course, students will

· have a fuller understanding of the main concepts of creativity and innovation in relationship to education and leadership, and as general work-life skills

· know how to take into account different perspectives on creativity and innovation, such as those of the individual, team, structure, culture, and leadership elements of the organization

· be able to analyse their own thinking and behavioural styles in relation to creativity and innovation, and to develop and enhance their thinking and behaviour to support and facilitate these objectives in educational settings

Study materials

To be announced at the beginning of the course

Completion methods

Method 1

Evaluation criteria:
Assessment criteria will be specified in the study programme or at the beginning of the course
Select all marked parts
Parts of the completion methods

Teaching (5 cr)

Participation in teaching
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