Six Thinking Hats

Edward DeBono's Six Thinking Hats is a tool to improve the opportunities for students to develop their Critical Thinking, Collaboration, Communication, and Creativity Skills.

It provides a framework to help students think clearly, directing their attention in one direction at a time, with each different coloured hat representing a different thinking approach. 

During group learning sessions, each student is asked to think about the same thinking challenge, focussing on a different coloured hat, which has a specific focus—this is called focused parallel thinking. 

Six Thinking Hats is a powerful tool that enables each student's unique point of view to be included and considered, establishing a more thorough thinking process.