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Bill Lucas

Professor Bill Lucas is Director of the Centre for Real-World Learning. With Guy Claxton he created the Expansive Education Network: an organisation of schools that share a common view of the goals of education. These goals are outlined in their seminal book, Educating Ruby.

Real World Learning at the University of Winchester.

Building Learning Power with The Learning Organisation.

Read an interview with Bill in The Gloucester Citizen.

Read Guy and Bill’s featured article in the TES discussing Educating Ruby.

Read Bill’s article in FE Week.

Click here to read Bill’s blog.

UKEdChat Podcast - Episode 13 - Teaching Creative Thinking.

Click here to read Bill Lucas’ interview in Nursery World.

Click here to read Bill Lucas’ article - ‘Teaching creative thinking: Advice and examples’.

Click here to read another article by Bill Lucas - ‘Why knowledge isn’t enough’.

Read Bill’s article in TES An open letter to Nick Gibb: 5 myths about creativity

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Publications by Bill Lucas


We have reached a turning point in our development as…

Teaching Creative Thinking

Teaching Creative Thinking: Developing Learners Who Generate Ideas and Can…

Developing Tenacity

Bill Lucas and Ellen Spencer’s Developing Tenacity: Teaching learners how…

Zest for Learning

In Zest for Learning: Developing curious learners who relish real-world…

Educating Ruby

Forewords by Professor Tanya Byron and Octavius Black. …