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).
Germany’s Federal Agency for Civic Education has recommended that people should take four steps in order to help to distinguish real news from fake news.