12 May 2021
As part of the celebration of World Creativity and Innovation Day, UNESCO conducted a two-day training for young people from Central Asia on the development of creative and innovative thinking skills.This training attracted a record number of applications - 1,100 young people from different parts of the region registered for the training. However, only 200 of them made it to the end, mastered all the material, passed online testing and received certificates.
During the training, the participants got acquainted with the concept of creative and innovative thinking, with tools for developing creative ideas, with the use and combination of different types of thinking, as well as popular methods of innovation implementation.
When the participants were asked about the assessment of the classes and the proposed material, 100% of the total number said that they had gained new knowledge that was not previously available to them. Moreover, each of the participants noted that they would recommend this course to their friends.
The trainer of the course on the development of creative and innovative thinking skills was Arina Myassoyed, Programme Officer for the Social and Human Sciences Sector of the UNESCO Cluster Office in Almaty.
Webinar recordings, training materials and the opportunity to take a test on this course are available on the CAYSPACE online platform in the section of online courses for youth.