designthinking2015

Design Thinking

Design Thinking method in the social field
  • Location: “Coast” school , Gargždai, Lithuania
  • Age: 14 – 17 years old
  • Project duration: 1st May, 2015 – 29th February, 2016
  • Exchange dates: 16 – 24th July, 2015
  • Participants: 29 schoolgirls: 14 of them from Lithuania, the others from Spain
  • Financial support: 18.817 € from Erasmus+ program
  • Partner: Fundació Montblanc per a la Promoció de la Dona (Spain)

 

Aim of the Project:

 

  • Familiarize with Design Thinking method, its application and understand its steps: empathy, definition of the problem, interpretation, generation of ideas, experimentation and evaluation.
  • Apply Design Thinking method during an exchange program in the social field.
  • Present the decision to representatives of the local government and the persons in charge of the social institutions.
  • Encourage young people’s creativity and initiative to improve their own lives and environment through Design Thinking method.