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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.
  • Xiping Tao

    Honorary President of UNESCO Hong Kong Association (UHKA) and Member of Chinese National Education Consultative Committee
  • Jie Tian

    Director of Curriculum Research & Development Center, Jiading District Education College
  • Sarah Thomas

    Former Head of Bryanston School
  • Rachel Thorpe

    Headmaster of Alcester Grammar School and Former Director of Odyssey Teaching School Hub
  • Antonios Tsourdos

    Director of Research, School of Aerospace, Transport and Manufacturing, Cranfield University
  • Simon Wheeler

    Head of Film, Bryanston School, United Kingdom
  • Sheng Xue

    Physics Dept, Beicai Senior High School of Shanghai Maritime University, China

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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