THOUGHT-PROVOKING

DESIGN THINKERS

in curriculum development & training

 also available for corporate support workshops

Approaching an interdisciplinary unit starting with an ethical dilemma makes writing up a unit much much easier

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SARA RIAZ KHAN

Our Spotlight on…

THE SIXTEEN TRUST

EDIBLE SCHOOLYARD NYC

WARATAH WILDLIFE SHELTER

SANITATION FIRST

wisdom

respect

kindness

courage

honour

empathy

Hello, we’re Harbord & Khan, two ethically focussed educators. Take A Look Around & Don’t Be Shy.

Dr. Meredith J. Harbord & Sara Riaz Khan collaborated for many years in the Design Lab and have now formed a partnership as Harbord & Khan educational consultants. 

With over 40 years of experience between them Meredith & Sara are enthusiastic educators who enjoy exploring new ideas and sharing innovative strategies in the classroom and through curriculum development.

We love to work with people in sustainability, biomimicry, diversity practices or any other ethical practices and design from an educational perspective.

We are always happy to showcase this kind of work in our curriculum Get in touch today!

What’s been happening with us recently…

INSPIRING STUDENT LEARNING: ETHICAL DILEMMAS AS A COMPASS FOR PROBLEM-SOLVING – Intrepid ED News

PBL CAN BE YOUR SUPERPOWER – Intrepid ED News

ECIS 2021 CONSCIOUSLY DIVERSE VERSUS UNCONSCIOUSLY BIASED

DWIGHT SCHOOL – LEARNING SHAPING MAKING

Some of our students have gone onto work in:

For the part about design issues that help create positive change, I think it's definitely more motivating when we design something that can improve situations in the real world...

Mrinmayee SenguptaGrade 10 Student

What we love to talk about

 ETHICAL DILEMMAS  |  SUSTAINABLE DESIGN  |  DESIGN THINKING  |  CREATIVITY  |  INNOVATION  |  MINDFULNESS  |  BIOMIMICRY  |  LEARNING FROM FAILURE  |  FLOW  | 

 ETHICAL DILEMMAS  |  SUSTAINABLE DESIGN  |  DESIGN THINKING  |  CREATIVITY  |  INNOVATION  |  MINDFULNESS  |  BIOMIMICRY  |  LEARNING FROM FAILURE  |  FLOW  | 

 ETHICAL DILEMMAS  |  SUSTAINABLE DESIGN  |  DESIGN THINKING  |  CREATIVITY  |  INNOVATION  |  MINDFULNESS  |  BIOMIMICRY  |  LEARNING FROM FAILURE  |  FLOW  | 

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From Australia to Oman

We are borderless educators

Our book is now in over 35 schools and we plan to have it in over 100 by the end of the year. We have interviewed a garbologist in Brazil,  a stage designer from the UK, A Finnish gender-neutral packaging designer, an architect for Peace in Germany, an artist from Japan, a NASA astronaut, an Oscar-winning filmmaker from Pakistan, an Indian Bollywood film star, an Australian Paralympic athlete, an Omani female Youth Olympian….and many others

Countries we have worked in

America
Australia
Brazil
Canada
China
Finland
India
Ireland
Italy
Japan
Jordan
Korea
Kuwait
Mexico
New Zealand
Oman
Pakistan
Singapore
South Africa
The Netherlands
Turkey
The United Kingdom
United Arab Emirates
Zambia
Zimbabwe

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