Stories

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Service Design & Storytelling – the perfect partnership

It really is a case of it being the perfect partnership.  Storytelling is such a huge part of service design and the whole design thinking process.  Storytelling can help you in so many ways throughout your service design journey. “Storytelling is the most powerful way to put ideas into the …

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The future is bright, the future is …… yellow and blue and white and green

We live in uncertain times and now more than ever the tools of service design are helping to find new, creative mindsets and innovative ways to solve our challenges. The future is bright, the future is …… yellow and blue and white and green November at the Service Design Academy …

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Service Design Connects a Community in Dundee

When it was announced that a Dundee city centre street was to close to through traffic in May 2020 many were upset and sceptical about the potential benefits. The Service Design Academy worked with UNESCO City of Design Dundee and Dundee City Council to facilitate a fast paced, compelling, and …

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Co-Designing a Curriculum of the Future – Revolution at Arbroath Academy

Arbroath Academy and the Service Design Academy partnered up in 2019 after receiving a successful bid from Education Scotland’s Creative Curriculum Fund. Arbroath Academy was aware that their curriculum may no longer be fit for purpose. Attendance data collected showed a disengagement with students, particularly, in 3rd and 4th year …

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SDinED and SDA — Perfect Partners

Think on this. 2 out of 3 children starting school in 2020 will be in jobs that don’t yet exist. Tech beyond imagination, increased global competition, yo-yo economies and unpredictable employment trends all mean the education sector needs to adapt constantly.

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Our Story

We are dedicated to supporting a growing community of change makers. We build the skills of design leaders and capacity in business to create better services and customer experiences.

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