Pimpama State Secondary College awarded prestigious Australian Good Design Award for innovative education program

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The winners of Australia's Good Design Awards, the highest honour for design innovation in Australia, were announced at the Sydney Opera House on 17 May at the 60th Annual Good Design Awards Ceremony.

Fix-ed - Our School Led Human Centred Design and Repair Program received a Good Design Award® in the Service Design category in recognition for outstanding design and innovation. Pimpama State Secondary College is the only school nationally to have won two of these awards; one for Fix-ed and the other for Jump Start.

The annual Good Design Awards is Australia¹s most prestigious Awards for design and innovation with a proud history dating back to 1958. The Awards celebrate the best new products and services on the market, excellence in architectural design, digital and communication design and reward emerging areas of design including business model innovation, social impact and design entrepreneurship. 

The Good Design Awards Jury commented, "This is an incredibly worthwhile project that will equip students with valuable, hands-on experience and skills to become 21st century leaders. This is a brilliant learning project that applies human centred design in a creative and imaginative way. Students are better equipped at developing their social entrepreneurship skills that will help prepare them to tackle significant community and social problems through a design-led approach. Well done."

Tom Allen