A Design Workshop for Youth ‘At Risk’

Authors

  • Kristine Jerome Queensland University of Technology
  • Jill Franz Queensland University of Technology
  • Dianne Smith Queensland University of Technology

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37113/ideaj.vi0.161

Keywords:

homeless youth, design education, homelessness

Abstract

This paper describes an award winning program offered to homeless youth in 2001. It details the key learning and teaching approaches that underpinned its success. In the description it highlights the potential of embracing ‘design’ as a framework for facilitating change in youth deemed ‘at risk’ of homelessness. Furthermore, it offers an opportunity to address the significance of design education in community programs.

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Published

2006-07-20

How to Cite

Jerome, Kristine, Jill Franz, and Dianne Smith. 2006. “A Design Workshop for Youth ‘At Risk’”. Idea Journal, July, 42-59. https://doi.org/10.37113/ideaj.vi0.161.

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Refereed Studio