How do the six thinking hats work?

Each of the Six Thinking Hats represents a different direction of thinking. 


  • What data and information do you already have for using the AIE?
  • What potential difficulties do you perceive? Do any aspects of the AIE not fit your purposes?
  • What are your feelings about the AIE? What do you think will be the emotional response of your fellow professionals to it?
  • What kind of educational possibilities can the AIE open?
  • Who will benefit from working with the AIE? How? Why might it work?
  • What is the way forward?


Looking back over the whole course what three points of learning have you found most useful and why?