Queensland-Cooper Hewitt Fellowships funding recipients

Program Period Project Suburb Sector Amount
Queensland-Cooper Hewitt Fewllowships 2018
Designing in Remote QLD

Mr Herman Rijken, Cooktown State School

Mr Rijken will use his fellowship learnings to implement design in the curriculum to empower young minds to use design thinking. Mr Rijken proposes to first develop units of work with schools in the Southern Cape Cluster and then expand to schools further afield in Far North Queensland, to provide a curriculum that incorporates design thinking.


Cooktown Investing in Queensland $15,000
Queensland-Cooper Hewitt Fewllowships 2015
Junior secondary, by design

Mr Silas Middleton, Beenleigh State High School

Mr Middleton visited the Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum in New York to better understand how design thinking can be fostered and promoted in Years 5-8.


Logan Investing in Queensland $17,000
Queensland-Cooper Hewitt Fewllowships 2017
Application for the Queensland-Cooper Hewitt Fellowship

Mrs Chantelle Sansness, Oakleigh State School

Mrs Sansness visited the Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum in New York and gained experience in classroom, community and online strategies for delivering quality design education.


Melbourne Investing in Queensland $20,000
Queensland-Cooper Hewitt Fewllowships 2015
To empower and align through design

Mrs Dawn Boland, John Paul College

Mrs Boland visited the Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum in New York to learn how to develop opportunities for teachers and community to discuss and implement design across all disciplines.


Brisbane Investing in Queensland $18,000
Queensland-Cooper Hewitt Fewllowships 2016
Developing opportunities for teachers and community to discuss and implement design

Ms Dana Holden, Kedron State High School

Ms Holden participated in various programs organised by the Cooper Hewitt's Department of Education so she can design learning spaces and adopt practices that incorporate the concepts of design into all school subjects.


Brisbane Investing in Queensland $20,000
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