Design Led Ventures
DESIGN LED VENTURE
A Design Led Venture (dLv) enables learners to grow as innovative thinkers through developing creative functional solutions that enhance the world we live
What's a dLv?
Design Led Ventures provide opportunities for learners to understand authentic needs, issues, and problems and for organisations to access innovative and fresh thinking youths. DLvs provide an opportunity to allow the Realms of Thinking (RoT) and Centre for Innovators and Entrepreneurs (CIE) to work together to support the 3rd Pathway (Entrepreneurial) and extend inter-generational and vertical learning opportunities.
Student teams work directly and closely with organisations, individuals, and communities to:
Why get involved?
Here are just a few reasons for students to get involved, there are so many more!
Who is involved?
A team of 8-10 multi-age students (years 6-12)
Selected via application process
Each dLv team will be guided through the process by a Facilitator/s
They will be supported by Designers and mentors to hone their skills throughout the process. These people will come from a variety of industries and backgrounds
Each dLv team operates for 10 weeks
Schedule operates on a fortnightly cycle during the school day* - roughly
*there is support for dLv involvement from our Senior Leaders and Teachers are aware of the concept. Teachers will be informed of the schedule and who is involved for each dLv. Students will need to liaise with their teachers to discuss missed classes and content.
Our Design Led Ventures seek to have a positive impact on:
Here is a sneak peak of some other experiences our student teams have:
Learn and practice the art of reflection
Learn photography, videography, and editing skills
Learn and use interviewing skills and techniques
Learn effective and fun goal setting techniques
Our DLV 1.0 applications are now open (to commence May 2019)
This dLv will be working with The World's Biggest Garage Sale.
Year 6 to Year 12 Students are encouraged to apply
Are you a Student / Parent with questions?
Are you a Company who wants to know more and get involved?
Contact: Renae Jones (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Director, Centre for Innovators and Entrepreneurs