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Design Education Summit 2018: Inspiring and Connecting Educators

DesignSingapore Council presents the Design Education Summit, a 2-day event for educators and industry professionals to be held on 1-2 November 2018. The event is organised in partnership with the SUTD-MIT International Design Centre (IDC) based at the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD).

The Design Education Summit will be a key platform for educators and industry professionals to network and exchange ideas on the adoption of design in education.

Through presentations from industry and educational experts as well as panel sessions and interactive workshops, the Summit will provide collaborative opportunities for educators to co-develop strategies to cater to evolving design education needs and work on issues and possible solutions of introducing design in different types of education.

Objectives:

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INSPIRE AND LEARN

To inspire educators through examples, trends and value of design and design education.

To learn through the exchange of ideas and experiences on design education and practice.

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NETWORK

To congregate educators and industry professionals interested in design.

To nurture continued collaboration between educators and with industry professionals.

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CO-DEVELOP

To discuss the evolution of design skills and the need for educational institutions to respond and prepare the workforce for the future.

To formulate directions and action items to introduce design education throughout the Singapore educational system.

 

Who is this event for?

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Educators* (local and international)

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Design professionals (local and international)

* From secondary schools, junior colleges, Institute of Technical Education, art institutes, polytechnics and autonomous universities. While topics may be more applicable to Secondary level and above, educators from Primary Schools are welcome to attend.