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Queensland-Cooper Hewitt Fellowships funding recipients

Year Recipient Project name Amount Project summary
2018 Mr Herman Rijken, Cooktown State School Designing in Remote QLD $15,000 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.
2017 Mrs Chantelle Sansness, Oakleigh State School Application for the Queensland-Cooper Hewitt Fellowship $20,000 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.
2016 Ms Dana Holden, Kedron State High School Developing opportunities for teachers and community to discuss and implement design $20,000 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.
2015 Mrs Dawn Boland, John Paul College To empower and align through design $18,000 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.
2015 Mr Silas Middleton, Beenleigh State High School Junior secondary, by design $17,000 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.
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Last updated
18 October, 2017

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