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Creativity nurturing behaviour scale for teachers

Ekta Sharma (Ahmedabad University, Ahmedabad, India)
Sandeep Sharma (Department of Research and Management, Magnum Opus International, Ahmedabad, India)

International Journal of Educational Management

ISSN: 0951-354X

Article publication date: 13 August 2018




Today, innovation and creativity are the buzz words in the galore of not only business but also of education. The need to foster creativity and innovation has long been a priority in the educational and corporate spheres. The purpose of this paper is to propose the scale for the measurement of teacher’s creativity nurturing behaviour.


The sample consists of 356 primary school teachers from various category, e.g. municipal schools, private schools, Indian Certificate Secondary Education board, Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) board, regional board. The data are collected through the questionnaire with 15 items and four constructs: abstraction, inquisitiveness, motivation and critical thinking. The data have been analysed through SPSS and AMOS.


The result shows good fit of the model with four constructs or latent variables.


This paper is original and a scale development for creativity nurturing behavior.



Sharma, E. and Sharma, S. (2018), "Creativity nurturing behaviour scale for teachers", International Journal of Educational Management, Vol. 32 No. 6, pp. 1016-1028.



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