Problem solving and creativity

Definition: Generates or designs high-quality, original, and elegant solutions or products to address complex problems.

  • Explores, studies and experiments new ways of understanding problems.
  • Treats challenges and unknowns as opportunities for learning and growth.
  • Collects and synthesizes evidence to identify knowledge gaps.
  • Develops original solutions, and draws rational conclusions from research material.
  • Considers the context of a problem, uses appropriate methods to propose solutions with an understanding of feasibility and impacts.
  • Proactively addresses innovations relevant for their field and looks to integrate them appropriately.
  • Demonstrates initiative, ingenuity and perseverance in transforming ideas into actions, products or services.