Problem solving is a sought-after skill among today´s employers. Atop the list of the World Economic Forum Future of Jobs Report (2020) is problem-solving, critical thinking and creativity, demonstrating the need for today´s students to learn and master such skills.
FPSPI is a U.S. non-profit organization established in 1974, and has grown into an international academic programme, challenging students to think creatively and futuristically. Since its inception, the programme has grown to include students from 13 countries and 36 states in the US. Over 23,000 students officially participated in 2018-19, yet hundreds of thousands participate each year as the programme also reaches students involved non competitively in classrooms or after school programmes that use materials to enhance curriculum through critical and creative thinking.