Jiang Xueqin on teaching for creativity, agency, and empowerment
Deborah Netolicky talks with Jiang Xueqin about creativity, agency, and empowerment in the context of China’s education system. Jiang is a Beijing-based school leader, educator, and writer who for the past fifteen years has promoted the teaching of creativity in the Chinese public school system. He has written two books about his work: ‘Creative China’ (2014) and ‘Schools for the Soul’ (2021). Jiang is a judge for the Global Teacher Prize, the Global Student Prize, and the World's Best School Prizes. He is a researcher at the Harvard Graduate School of Education Global Education Innovation Initiative, and a Fellow of the Royal Society of the Arts. He has spoken at education conferences around the world, including the World Innovation Summit for Education in Doha and the Global Education and Skills Forum in Dubai. He has been interviewed by CNN and the BBC, and has written for the 'Wall Street Journal' and the 'Chronicle of Higher Education'. Want to know more? - WISE article on creativity and innovation in Chinese schools: Video interview with T4 Education: Join the conversation on social media. - Jiang: @xueqinjiang on Twitter. - Deb: @debsnet on Twitter and @theeeduflaneuse on Instagram. - The Edu Salon: @theedusalon on Twitter and Instagram.