Adobe Study Reveals the State of Creativity in Education in APAC

By SiliconIndia  |   Friday, 22 March 2013, 06:18 Hrs
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Bangalore: As part of its Asia Pacific-wide study titled “State of Creativity in Education”, Adobe Systems unveiled the key findings for India. 460 educators from across India participated in the study, between 20 February and 10 March, 2013. The educators represented organizations offering primary, secondary, senior secondary and higher education as well as vocational courses. 58 percent respondents from India were teacher or faculty while another 14 percent were variously administrators, heads of institutions and consultants. The key findings of the study were announced at the 5th annual Adobe Education Leadership Forum taking place in Phuket, Thailand on 20-22 March 2013.



The Adobe State of Creativity in Education study found that in India:



ATTITUDES AND ASPIRATIONS



i. 71 percent of educators strongly felt that they should be creative regardless of the subjects they teach



ii. 46 percent strongly felt fostering creativity is educators primary responsibility, while 27 percent felt it is parents responsibility



iii. Educators spent 45 percent of their time fostering creative skills in their classroom in the last year, but ideally they wanted to spend 57 percent, highlighting a gap



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