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What is a Design Minds Article?

Design Minds utilises design thinking to develop the capabilities of successful and creative 21st century citizens within existing education and learning benchmarks, and uses the idea…

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Innovation Award opening soon

Innovation Award opening soon

A great opportunity is opening up for Brisbane creatives who need funds to realise their creative idea. Thanks to Brisbane City Council, the Innovation Award is…

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Inspire: Innovation and design thinking in public libraries in the regions

Inspire: Innovation and design thinking in public libraries in the regions

It is clear there is an insatiable thirst for knowledge regarding innovation and design thinking in the world of public libraries in regional Queensland. The…

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Design Minds: Design Spark Grants

Queensland schools can apply for a grant of up to $2,000 to assist them to deliver cutting-edge design thinking programs within their school community. State Library of Queensland’s…

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Inspire: K8 symposium tapping into children’s imagination

Inspire: K8 symposium tapping into children’s imagination

A child determining their own spatial destiny is a concept which became a reality during the magical two-day Out of the Box festival K8 Children’s…

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Design Minds: PD Day with Smithsonian Fellow

Design Minds: PD Day with Smithsonian Fellow

All teachers (including pre-service teachers) are invited to register for our next Design Minds professional development workshop on Friday 11 November 2016. The workshop will focus on Innovation Thinking…

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Design Minds Regional Ambassador Program: Expression of Interest

Design Minds Regional Ambassador Program: Expression of Interest

APDL is proud to announce the launch of our new Design Minds Regional Ambassador Program. We are seeking ambassadors from across regional Queensland who possess…

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Inspire: Getting Girls into Graphics

Inspire: Getting Girls into Graphics

I recently had the great pleasure of being a guest critic for a first year architecture studio at the University of Queensland. After an eight…

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Toolkit: Design Experiments

Toolkit: Design Experiments

A toolkit to foster a sense of curiosity, experimentation and play with design and technology tools in order to uncover new ideas and encourage an…

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Inspire: Improving the Australian school experience for International Students

Inspire: Improving the Australian school experience for International Students

Over the last couple of years, St Aidan’s Anglican Girls’ School in Brisbane has experienced an influx of international students who are either enrolling to…

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K8 Children’s Symposium

K8 Children’s Symposium

As part of the Out of the Box festival, K8 Children’s Symposium is a two-day professional development workshop for teachers and educators, providing an introduction…

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Inspire: Freedom to fail, the seed to success

Inspire: Freedom to fail, the seed to success

Learning through making is not a new concept but its importance in senior secondary school education is vital in developing young adults who embrace change…

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