Designing Solutions for Social Change

By Regina Hoo

July 2021 FEATURE
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LEARN. IMBIBE. REGURGITATE. These are hallmarks of rote learning and its derivatives are wide-ranging, from the attrition of critical and creative thinking to a slow dismantling of depth learning and social skills.To redress this entrenched mode of learning, the Teen Changemakers Camp hosted its first-ever design thinking workshop last March at Penang Institute. The two-day camp was designed to equip participants with tools vital for today's world, e.g. the skills for problem-solving, leadership and communication; and to challenge their worldviews...

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Regina Hoo

is the deputy editor of Penang Monthly.