The Development of Innovation Education in Iceland: a Pathway to Modern Pedagogy and Potential Value in the UK

Gisli Thorsteinsson, Howard Denton
2003, Vol. 8, No. 3,


This paper will discuss how Innovation Education (IE) has developed in the Icelandic school system; its character, pedagogy, ideology, ethical dimensions, and practical applications. In addition it will describe Iceland’s cooperation with other European countries in Innovation Education, as a new Minerva project, under the name InnoEd. The paper then considers IE as a potential tool for use in the UK National Curriculum.

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