Toolkit: Refresh

Refresh aims to promote ‘Lateral Thinking’ attitudes and empathy in order to create unusual and sustainable solutions to future problems that may affect our daily routines and the spaces that facilitate them.


Natalie Wright

expected duration

Depending on the intensity of the focus, the unit of work could be developed over a 4-5 week program (approximately 10-12 x 60 minute lessons/workshops), or as smaller workshops treated as discrete learning experiences. Teachers and students are also encouraged to explore further inquiry (background research) to enhance the ideation exercises.


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Design Minds is supported by the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland.
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