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Event «Design Thinking in Learning» organized by the Creative Technologies Learning Lab and Secondary Education Authorities of Sterea Ellada

Event «Design Thinking in Learning» organized by the Creative Technologies Learning Lab and Secondary Education Authorities of Sterea Ellada

On Thursday, December 9, 2021, an event on Design Thinking and Learning was co-organized by the Educational Authorities of Sterea Ellada (PEKES) and the Creative Technologies Learning Lab (http://ctll.e-ce.uth.gr) research group of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (DECE). The event took place at the 5th General Lyceum of Lamia with the participation of secondary school teachers. The audience participated in experiential design thinking learning activities that can be transferred to the classroom for developing innovative thinking among students, who will be the problem solvers of tomorrow addressing complex 21st century challenges on sustainable development. The event was welcomed by Mr. Christos Markantonis, Organizational Coordinator of PEKES Sterea Ellada and Ms. Eleni Eleni Papantoniou, Educational Consultant of PEKES Sterea Ellada. The event is a multiplier action of research project High5: Transdisciplinary Methodology for Integrated Design in Higher Education (http://high5project.eu) funded by the Erasmus+ programme. The project develops a methodology for promoting innovative thinking that combines design thinking and problem-based learning.