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Summer holiday is a great opportunity for students to learn various skills and explore their interests. This summer, 9 students from different universities and secondary schools participated in the DBS Foundation InnoFuture Youth Programme to learn no-code development and create digital solutions such as websites and APPs.
My name is Shrihaan Saxena, I am 14 years old and currently a Year 11 student in King George V school. During this summer holidays, I got a chance to engage again by joining the MakerBay Ambassador program. My first day of summer internship began on 18 July, and I stepped into the unknown with excitement.
Earlier, we provided a Design Thinking class that consisted of 12 sessions for TWGHs Mr & Mrs Kwong Sik Kwan College, to explore the potential of SEN students. In this class, we guided a group of SEN students to design a mobile coffee cart for Coffee Society.
The “Craftsmanship Community Project in Yau Ma Tei” aims to bring participants to old shops, engage in conversations with the owners and craftsmen, and learn about the stories behind these establishments. Afterwards, we applied maker skills to create a wooden cart that showcases the history and traditional craftsmanship of Yau Ma Tei.
In the past few years, design thinking has become an increasingly prevalent approach to designing curricula and learning experiences that meet users’ needs. In this article, we’ll explore what design thinking is and how educators can use it to innovate their classroom pedagogy. Read on to find out more!
“Jockey Club AI Community Innovation Programme – Showcase Day” exhibited innovative AI solutions developed by secondary and primary school students
“Jockey Club AI Community Innovation Programme – Showcase Day” was successfully held on 25th February. The event featured showcase and demonostration of ideas and products created by programme participants using AI.
MakerBay Foundation partnered with Microsoft to support entrepreneurs with “Microsoft for Startups Founders Hub”
As a platform to empower impact innovation and entrepreneurship, MakerBay Foundation is glad to partner with Microsoft and support “Microsoft for Startups Founders Hub”, a programme designed to help startups across Asia succeed by providing free access to technology, tools and other resources. The programme offers startups of different stages
What is the difference between a Workshop and a Class? While “Workshop” focuses on the output, “Class” pinpoints the learning process. Last few months, we conducted a 16-session Design Thinking Class for a secondary school. As the class was designed, we emphasise on the learning of each student, with guidance