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Anna Craft Creativities in Education Prize

The Anna Craft Creativities in Education Prize is named for Anna Craft (1961-2014) who championed the role of creativity in education

The Anna Craft Creativities in Education Prize is named for Anna Craft (1961-2014) who championed the role of creativity in education. She coined the term “possibility thinking” to describe the move from what is to what might be in a problem-solving, route-finding approach to creativity – an inescapable requirement in today’s fast-changing world.

The prize is awarded annually to the best Creativities in Education Paper presented at the BERA Annual Conference

2019 Winner

Lars Geer Hammershøj, Associate Professor

Associate Professor at Aarhus University

Lars Geer Hammershøj is PhD and Associate Professor at the Danish School of Education, Aarhus University. He has published books and articles about the creativity in education, the Bildung processes in the educational system, creativity and...

2018 Winner

Tracy Hayes, Dr

Lecturer at University of Cumbria

Tracy Hayes is the current convenor for the Nature, Outdoor Learning and Play Special Interest Group. Tracy Hayes was awarded the 2018 Anna Craft Creativities in Education Prize for her paper Responsive, responsible research: Lexi’s...

2017 Winner

Jo Trowsdale, Dr

Associate Professor at University of Warwick

Jo Trowsdale is Associate Professor, Arts, Creativity and Education in Sociology at the University of Warwick. Jo has extensive policy and practice experience as a former regional director of a systematic government initiative to enhance the role...

2016 Winner

Kirsty Devaney, Dr

Postgraduate Research Assistant at Birmingham City University

Kirsty Devaney is a Birmingham based composer, researcher and educator with a passionate for promoting creative music making as something we all have the capacity to do. Her music has been performed by professional contemporary music ensembles,...