Ineu Maryani, Ahman Ahman, Juntika Nurihsan, Ilfiandra Ilfiandra


The purpose of this study is to determine whether the Clear Ideas Training Model has increased the creativity of guidance and counseling teachers. Using a mixed-method with a concurrent embedded strategy over three unior High School Guidance and Counseling teachers who served in West Bandung Regency. The research stage consists of preliminary studies and exploring the profile of creative teachers through guided group discussions, development of implicit theories of creativity, exploration of teachers' creative growth mindset, exploration of creative motivation, and trials of implementing the Clear Ideas Training Model. In the preliminary study and trial of the training model, a single case study method with ABA design was used. Research findings show that the Clear Ideas Training Model is effective for enhancing participants' creativity. This is evidenced by creative ideas’ emergence at the 'erupt' stage and the successful implementation of creative ideas in the form of innovative guidance and counseling services at the Clear stage. At the align for delivery stage, a creative product for Guidance and Counseling teachers was launched through Instagram social media under the name "Guidance and Counseling Teacher Creativity Room" as an effort to diffuse innovation to students as users as well as to get feedback manifested as followers, likes and comments as parameters for the acceptance of creative products. Recommendations are addressed to the Guidance and Counseling Teacher Deliberation in order to consider the Clear Ideas Training Model as an alternative strategy for increasing teacher creativity.


Keywords: creativity; school counselors; Clear Ideas training model


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