Creativity is essential for the development of individuals, groups, organisations, society and humanity. It allows for new, unique and innovative discoveries and solutions. It also makes our lives more joyful and meaningful, helping us to grow as unique individuals. Although everybody has potential for creative thinking and taking creative action, many of adults do not use it as much as they could, their creativity is latent and the aim of this seminar is to awaken it. The seminar aims at providing understandings and tools that will allow to make better use of own creativity as well as stimulate creativity in others. The specific objectives are the below: - Develop understanding of creative thinking process - Change old thinking habits and develop new ways of thinking - Engage own spontaneity, curiosity, playfulness and creative power - Identify obstacles to creativity and offer tools to overcome those obstacles - Allow the educators to find new more attractive ways of teaching/training/coaching their students/coworkers hence increase the attractiveness of the lessons/projects - Prevent routine and boredom in educators’ work hence increase work satisfaction and prevent burn-out syndrome - Introduce the concept of inner endless source of wisdom and provide tools for accessing it - Provide the opportunity to reflect how creativity can be applied in the participants organization/classroom/life - Provide tools for stimulating students’ creativity - Take advantage of international group and generate creative solutionsProgram:Sunday Arrival, welcoming dinner and getting to know each other Monday • Introduction and overview of the course • Individual expectations • Team bonding games • Meet others and present yourself in creative way – creative exercise • The nature of creativity and why is it important – presentations and discussion • Tour in Limassol old townTuesday • In what areas of your life you are already creative and where do you want to engage more creativity? - exploration of own creativity of the participants • Supportive and unsupportive thinking strategies • Blockages to creativity • Mind technologies to utilize the creative potential of the mind (visualization, Sylva method etc.) • Games to stimulate creative thinking Wednesday • Disney model – a technique to generate creative solutions • Art for everyone – creating a collective collage as a way to stimulate group creativity • Visit to archeological sites Thursday • Stimulating group creativity part 2 – brainstorming and use of metaphor as creative problem solving strategies • Creative questions • Body movement in service of creativity Friday • Creativity in service of setting and achieving goals – be the creator of your future • Summary, course evaluation and closureEU grant available
8 Sep 2013 @ 07:00 pm
13 Sep 2013 @ 03:00 pm
Duration: 4 days, 20 hours
ILC Inspired Learning Centre Ltd.