Implications of a Systems Centred Learning Approach

  • Phillip McIntyre
  • Janet Fulton
  • Elizabeth Paton
  • Susan Kerrigan
  • Michael Meany
Part of the Creativity, Education and the Arts book series (CEA)


In this chapter, in drawing our conclusions, we argue that if there is a future for this model, and we sincerely believe there is, much more testing needs to be done in a wider set of institutions across a diverse array of cultures. Only then will we be able to confirm what we have experienced in Newcastle and these other settings. But since the systems model has been applied to research in Asian, North American and European conditions already, we are confident applying it in the educational setting also across these cultures, and others, will certainly not be disadvantageous. Our experience tells us you can educate for creativity using a systems centred approach.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Phillip McIntyre
    • 1
  • Janet Fulton
    • 1
  • Elizabeth Paton
    • 1
    • 2
  • Susan Kerrigan
    • 1
  • Michael Meany
    • 1
  1. 1.Communication and MediaUniversity of NewcastleCallaghanAustralia
  2. 2.Monash UniversityMelbourneAustralia

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