Yes we can greatly improve the teaching of creativity in Australian schools and yes we can measure it

Anne Harris, Leon de Bruin, Australia Association for Research in Education, Jun 25, 2018
Commentary by Stephen Downes

The main claim is here: "E. Paul Torrance’s research into intelligence and creativity in school children established clinical links between fluency, flexibility, original thinking and the ability to elaborate on thoughts as markers for creativity." I don't think it's quite that simple. A 50-year study of the Torrence Test "showed that TTCT scores were moderately correlated with personal, but not with public, achievement." I think that the best we can say is that we can measure for proxies of creativity. Anyhow, the authors write that "we are offering new Australian research and practical tools built from the 600+ teachers, principals, and students expressed needs for improving creativity in their classrooms."

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