A design sprint of its kind Accessible service design Innovative solutions based on genuine needs The support app for bullied children provides an opportunity to talk to others who have experienced bullying and to chat with professional helpers. The purpose of the app is also to make bullying more transparent in society. The school meal related app aims to increase the interaction between the pupils and kitchen staff, gathering information about food preferences and encouraging children to lead a healthy lifestyle. The app aiming to slow down climate change helps its users to reduce their carbon footprint by providing organic recipes, tips, and an online store for organic products. Inclusion and influence through design The pupils’ ability to a comprehensive and wide-ranging problem solving and the freshness of the ideas certainly delighted every adult who participated in the experiment. Here, the ideology of learning “not for school but for life” materialized very well. What did we learn? When teaching a new subject, it is important to take into account the starting level of the learners, both children and adults, and avoid unnecessary jargon. The innovativeness and experiential expertise of children and young people should be utilized by involving them in the development of services more often. Service design is well suited for children and the school setting and brings new perspectives on learning.
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