Wavehill are leading a research project aimed at assessing progression in creative and critical thinking skills in schools in Wales, as part of an international study with the OECD*. The study is concerned with developing approaches to creative teaching and learning practices in classrooms, and is trialing assessment tools and tests in creativity (convergent and divergent thinking). Twenty-two Lead Creative Schools  are involved in this pilot over 2016-17 and groups of pupils are participating in pre and post-intervention assessment.
*The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) is an intergovernmental economic organisation that aims to promote policies that will improve the economic and social well-being of people around the world.
 Lead Creative Schools are schools participating in an Arts Council of Wales and Welsh Government funded scheme as part of the Creative Learning Through the Arts programme (2015-2020).
For further information contact Mair Bell