New Perspectives. New Generation.
Knowledge is just a click away in the Internet world. The focus of education in the 21st century has shifted from delivering bundles of knowledge to inspiring and empowering students to learn.
Education institutes, ranging from primary schools to universities, are increasingly using design thinking as:
Design Thinking allows the space to fail and innovate, and enrich the learning experience of students.
Association of IT Leaders in Education
Children genuinely want to make a positive change to the society. They are enthused by the feeling that they can make a difference by applying design thinking in their daily lives.
School Head, The Mission Covenant Church Holm Glad No.2 Primary School
Making STEM Education More Meaningful
Pak Kau College is one out of the eight schools that were chosen by the Office of the Government Chief Information Officer (“OGCIO”) to participate in the Enriched IT Programme (“EITP”). Although the school has enjoyed outstanding achievements in STEM competitions, the teachers knew something was missing.
The part they were unsure was whether their STEM solutions could really address the needs of their target groups.
Two Mathematics and Computer Science teachers then discovered that design thinking was a natural fit with what they were doing to enhance STEM education at their school. They decided to use design thinking on the students’ “barrier-free transportation” project for people with physical handicap.