Play and a playful approach have been integral to our initiative and permeate much of the work developed with teachers and learners.
About the contributor:
Gayle Gorman is Chief Executive and Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Education at Education Scotland. She previously held the role of Regional Improvement Lead for the Northern Alliance Improvement Collaborative. Earlier appointments are her role as Director of Education and Children’s Services with Aberdeen City Council, Director of Learning at Cambridgeshire County Council and National Senior Director at the national Strategies for England. In her early career, she was a primary teacher and later an Ofsted Inspector, and led a range of projects within the Department for Education. Gayle is also chair and trustee of the Gordon Cook Foundation.
There was a lack of understanding, language and definitions around creativity which stopped educators from identifying, exploring and discussing it with the richness it deserved.”