Build repair and re-use education into the process

Engage students in repair and re-use communities.  It is a win-win, they learn more about peoples 'fashion' challenges, repair, re=use, remaking and at the same time are exposed to new ideas for design and engagement. 

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How can this be improved?
Mark Phillips
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  • Design the course for regular and continual community engagement - like engineering and business courses do with placements or project assignments.

    Calum Irvine
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  • Industry placement schemes could potentially be useful for both sides if students are empowered to put theory into practice in a way that brings new academic concepts into workplaces that otherwise wouldn't be aware of them.