Linked Design ProjectMCMA Concept to prototype student project.
Project Outline Cohort of 8yr 10 students, selected as Gifted/Talented, in the area of Product Design. Initial design brief challenging students to create a garment that is original, uses performance and eco friendly materials and is designed for function.
Primary research of outdoor activity, the environment in which this may take place. Research of existing products. Creating a Specification. Mood boards. .
To develop the skills for innovation Creativity Self Belief Energy Risk Propensity - to take risks Leadership
Creativity and Innovation in Education
The problem: “We must quit training kids for our past, and instead prepare them for their future.” 1944 Education Act
We have to try something new New growth sectors have the potential to create 13.5 million jobs over the next decade, of which 2 million will be new. The drive for a low carbon economy could create 150,000 new jobs – but only if we have the skills. There are an estimated 10,000 15-year-olds who are not accounted for anywhere in the education system. The number of young people missing lessons has increased by 3,000 in the last year. With the US, the UK is one of the worst developed countries to be a young person.