This article makes the case for the UK to opt in to the upcoming PISA tests for creativity. The piece shows that research from the Nesta PEC and others, that creativity is a key essential skill for future-proofing the workforce. LINK
It would be a colossal error for the UK to opt out of the creative thinking study.
It seems that policymakers are finally responding to a growing body of international evidence that employers, as they navigate an increasingly digital and complex world, will value human skills like original thinking and complex problem solving.