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From the registration site:
Fostering applied design led innovation capabilities: how do we know we are doing it better than any other subject?
The world we make defines us: so we better make good decisions! Increasingly, applied design led innovation capability is a sought after new generation skill-set combining creativity and technical knowledge required for both industry and community life. From emergent play to sophisticated pioneering capabilities, this international event asks:
- ‘What must be the reformed vision for design and technology education that assures its future as a necessary and highly invested field of learning?’
- ‘How can design and technology assert itself as the lead provider of applied design led innovation capability? A capability that uniquely develops the integrated mind and fosters innovation attributes that last a pupil’s lifetime.’