When I was presenting at the International Conference on Thinking in Wellington, New Zealand, in January 2013, I was asked to speak on critical thinking for a short video. In this video I talk about the central importance of creativity to critical thinking. It can be found on the website www.edtalks.org. You can find it by looking in the list of speakers, under ‘R’ (for Roy van den Brink-Budgen).
In a recent article in The Times ‘Treating us like children won’t keep us safe’ , Joanna Williams (the author of ‘Academic Freedom in an