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Join us for the 5th Creativity in Education Summit

Date: November 23-24, 2023
Locations: Paris, London, Bangkok, Syndey, Stanford, Shanghai
This year, CES 2023 is again co-held between GIoCT and the OECD Centre for Educational Research and Innovation (CERI) with a focus on leadership in creative thinking and the new OECD’s Professional Learning on Creative Thinking (PLCT) program, which is an initiative that seeks to enhance the teaching of creative thinking skills in schools across the globe. With a mission to empower educators and learners to thrive in the age of creativity and innovation, the summit promises to be an exciting and inspiring event that will shape the future of education for generations to come. 

Keywords: Creativity | Leadership | Learning | OECD

Who you will meet

The 2023 Creativity in Education Summit offers a unique opportunity to engage with a diverse group of stakeholders and gain insights into the latest research, trends, and best practices related to creativity and innovation in education. Here you will meet…

  • Leaders and policymakers from national and regional education ministries 
  • Education experts and scholars from OECD and its member countries
  • Education practitioners, including teachers, school leaders, and administrators
  • Representatives from international organizations, NGOs, and civil society groups working in education
  • EdTech companies and entrepreneurs innovating in the education sector
  • Researchers and academics studying education policy and practice
  • Industrial professionals involved in education advocacy and activism

Featured Speakers

If you would like to join us as a speaker, fill out our “Become a Speaker” form and we will reach out to you.
  • Wei Jun

    TsingHua University, China
  • Gabriella Ramos

    Assistant Director-General for Social and Human Sciences, UNESCO
  • João Costa

    Minister of Education, Portugal
  • Mario Piacentini

    Senior Analyst, Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) at OECD
  • Tia Loukkola

    Head of Innovation & Measuring Progress Division, OECD
  • Cassie Hague

    Analyst at the Centre for Educational Research and Innovation at the OECD
  • Andreas Schleicher

    Director for Education and Skills and Special Advisor on Education Policy to the Secretary-General at OECD
  • Professor Bill Lucas

    Chair of GIoCT Advisory Board and Director of the Centre for Real-World Learning, University of Winches
  • Stéphan Vincent-Lancrin

    Deputy Head of Centre for Educational Research and Innovation OECD
  • Laura McBain

    Co-Interim Managing Director at Hasso Plattner Institute of Design at Stanford and Co-Director of K12 Lab

2022 Summit highlights

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OECD Centre for Educational Research and Innovation

The Centre for Educational Research and Innovation (CERI) performs research-driven work to achieve lifelong learning for all. It goes beyond formal education systems and reflects on the future of teaching and learning. CERI aims to set a forward-looking and innovative agenda for a changing education landscape.

Global Institute of Creative Thinking

The Global Institute of Creative Thinking (GIoCT) is a movement to promote teaching creative thinking in schools. A UK-based institute, GIoCT focuses on encouraging creativity education through curriculum innovation, reform, professional learning and collaboration. It brings together academics, policy makers, educators and learners, at a national and international level.


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