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Gerard Darby: Science and Creativity

Gerard Darby argues that creativity is just as vital in science and engineering as it is in art and drama, and that the present education system is damaging it badly.

Creativity is just as vital in science and engineering as it is in art and drama, argues Gerard Darby.

Yet the present education system is undermining young people's natural creativity, he says, and is in urgent need of reform. He highlights some novel approaches, and explains why this matters both for the individuals, and for our wider society and economy.

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Producer: Giles Edwards.

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