Educators as Innovators: Design Thinking in Leading and Teaching

Key thinkers and leaders have dubbed our current milieu as a VUCA world – a world which is volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous. The COVID-19 pandemic has proven such is the case as it affected all aspects of everyday life, from business, to health and even education. One thing that this pandemic has made clear is that our current educational structures will need to adapt. It is during these times that educators and leaders are invited to innovative and to rethink their curriculum and pedagogy to prepare learners for the future.

This session proposes the need for educators to have an innovator’s mindset and the importance of developing this mindset among students. This workshop will equip participants with knowledge on design thinking and the tools to help them develop an innovator’s mindset in leading and teaching in a VUCA world.