National Skills Week workshop

Breaking Barriers with Technology Part 1: Introduction to Design Thinking

As part of National Skills Week, VU Polytechnic is offering an Introduction to Design Thinking workshop. It aims to challenge the way we think about education by presenting the theory and concepts of design thinking.

This workshop is Part 1 of our Breaking Barriers with Technology series and forms the foundation for Part 2, a practical workshop focused on using social robots to teach design thinking mentality and transferrable skills. The combination of theory and hands-on delivery will compliment your learning. 

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Breaking Barriers with Technology Part 1: Introduction to Design Thinking

This online workshop presents an introduction to the theory and concepts of design thinking, and highlights the collaboration between Higher and Vocational Education at Victoria University. Witness the power of working together, and how we're shifting the way we think about education to break down barriers.

National Skills Week 2021

About National Skills Week

National Skills Week 2021 runs from 23–29 August with the theme Re-Think Your Ideas.

Now in its eleventh year, National Skills Week is dedicated to raising the status of practical and vocational learning.

It enables all Australians to gain a greater understanding of the opportunities, their potential, and how they can contribute to a successful, modern economy.