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Learning by Design Open Calls

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The Design Thinking in Schools Call for Proposals is here again for the third run. Join our Learning by Design community and nurture the next generation of changemakers! More details below.

Design Thinking in Schools – Call for Proposals

The Design Thinking in Schools programme supports school-based adoption of design thinking to add value to school programmes like the Applied Learning Programme and provide professional development for educators. The design thinking projects can also be shaped to tackle school improvement efforts, including school re-envisioning.  

Call for Proposals Briefing Session

Schools can look forward to working with one of our Programme Partners on the Learning by Design Panel (see Information Kit for full details on the Panel) to enrich your school programmes and co-create design thinking projects. Selected school projects will be entitled to receive sponsorship of up to $30,000 from Dsg for implementation in 2025.

List of 18 Programme Partners:

  1. Arkki SG
  2. Bold@Work
  3. Creativeans
  4. Crater
  5. The Common Bench
  6. Design for Change
  7. Design Sojourn
  8. Design Exchange
  9. EYEYAH!
  10. Edm8ker
  11. EnHyphen
  12. Forest & Whale
  13. Orcadesign
  14. SIT
  15. STUCK
  16. SUTD [Unavailable]
  17. Thinkroom
  18. VIVITA

Got a Design Thinking Proposal?

For full details on the requirements, partners’ profile and the submission process for this Call for Proposals, please download our Information Kit below. All applications are to be submitted via this form through Programme Partners by 30 August 2024.

Real World Co-design Platform – Call for Interest 

The Real World Co-design Platform is a programme that brings together students (7 to 18 year olds), educators and parents to engage in real world problem-solving through a design-led creative thinking experience, guided by design facilitators. 

Dsg is calling for interested partners to join us in this meaningful journey: 

  • Organisations as Challenge Sponsors to come with a problem statement that our participants can co-design solutions for. 
  • Schools as participants who are interested to collaborate with industry partner to experience authentic learnings beyond classrooms. 

Calling interested partners in General Education! 

For full details on the requirements and submission process for this Call for Interest, please download our Information Kit below. All indication of interest is to be submitted online through the google form. 

Contact Us

For any questions regarding Learning by Design or these Open Calls, please contact:

Ben Tan

Email: ben_tan@designsingapore.org

Chen Junhua

Email: chen_junhua@designsingapore.org

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VISIT
Singapore’s highest honour for designers and designs across all disciplines
One of Asia’s premier design festivals that champions design thought leadership
National Design Centre