Career Learning, Creativity and Career Capital

  • Ann M. BrewerEmail author


This chapter addresses the concept of creativity as a flagstone towards career learning and developing other competencies such as critical thinking, awareness and understanding of one’s own thought processes and collaboration skills. Since the early 20th century, educational giants such as Dewey (Experience and education. Kappa Delta Pi, USA, 1938) and others (e.g. Guildford in American Psychologist 5(9):444–454, 1950) called for a greater focus on creativity in formal education. While there is now a great deal of discussion about it, creativity still remains at the periphery of education.


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  1. 1.University of NewcastleSydneyAustralia

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