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ALT/SHIFT: Examining the future form of education for design and the creative industries

How can we connect with and inform emerging creative methodology? Do we need to be more accountable to the industries we serve? Do we have a wider social responsibility? How do we build better relationships with the tertiary & secondary sectors?

What are the priorities that will drive our pedagogy into the 21st Century?

Maverick or collaborator? Isolation or connection? Picture maker or problem solver? Authorship or co-creation? Minority or majority? Originality or interpretation? Artifact or experience? Craft or communication? Freedom or restriction? Inspiration or evidence? Clarity or intrigue? Academic or vocational? Niche or mainstream? Personal or Public?



13th December 2012 9am - 6pm

Opportunities will be provided throughout the day for the audience to contribute to the debate via Twitter. The day will culminate in a panel discussion involving the day’s speakers and drinks in the LBi bar

Views from the creative industries: Shane Walter: Founder of onedotzero, Matt Wade: Partner at research led, interaction design studio, Kin, Russell Holmes: Partner at ICO Design; a creative director from LBi and Will Hudson: Founder of ‘It’s Nice That’ and creative agency INT Works.

After Lunch:
Nat Hunter from the RSA will then kick off the afternoon by providing an ethical dimension to the debate and Professor Shan Wareing – Pro Vice Chancellor Learning and Teaching, Buckinghamshire New University – will give her thoughts on the challenges currently facing art & design education.

After Coffee:
Case studies of innovative educational practice will be presented by Sophie Walter creator of ‘onedotzero Cascade’, Darryl Clifton from the the Camberwell Press, Stuart Price and James Corrazzo from the Thoughtful 6 and finally Patricia Austin, Course Director, MA Creative Practice for Narrative Environments at CSM.

LBi Event Space 146 Brick Lane, London, E1 6RU

Full £60 Early bird £40 Concessions: £40

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