Skip to content

Student worksheet 4.2

Edward de Bono's Six Hats


  1. Copy your topic into the space below.
  2. Start with the Blue Hat - the other hats can be completed in any order.
  3. Write a response to your topic based on the hat selected.

My Response

How you would like to organise the thinking about the issue? Which Hat, first, second, third, etc. What do you want to achieve by the end of your thinking?
What is your immediate, instinctive feeling about the issue?
What information do you know about the issue? What you would like to know or need to know?
Think creatively about the issue. Suggest changes, modifications, possibilities, new ideas.
What the dangers and difficulties of the issue? What are the problems?
What are the benefits of this issue?

Last update: 18th September 2014