Addressing irritation in innovativeness education
Keywords:education for innovativeness, queer pedagogies, geography education, trouble making, irritation in education
- Innovation education is not compatible with a queer pedagogical approach.
- Innovativeness education and queer pedagogies are theoretically compatible.
- Being in trouble and making trouble might help to initiate an ongoing innovation process.
- Trouble making and irritation can be useful for innovative education and fostering innovativeness as an ability.
Purpose: The aim of this contribution is to research assumptions of the education for innovativeness approach within a queer theoretical notion of pedagogy and to discuss im/possibilities of the approach in the framework of Geography and Economic education.
Approach: This article explores intersections between the approaches of queer theories and the theory of education for innovativeness by focussing on the potentials and limitations of trouble making as a starting point in innovativeness education in the secondary education sector.
Findings: If we consider trouble making and irritation within an education that fosters innovativeness, we could expand education by focusing the power structures that manifest themselves within innovation processes and education.
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