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Co-designing Pathways to Opportunities for Young People in the North West of England

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Co-designing Pathways to Opportunities for Young People in the North West of England. / Wareing, Laura; Rodgers, Paul; Dunn, Nick.

In: The Design Journal, Vol. 22, No. Suppl. 1, 31.05.2019, p. 863-883.

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title = "Co-designing Pathways to Opportunities for Young People in the North West of England",
abstract = "This paper presents ongoing research from the first of a series of projectsexamining how collaborative design approaches can raise aspirations and increase opportunities for people throughout the North West of England, in support of the UK Government{\textquoteright}s Industrial Strategy. The paper presents a case study where design practitioners and youth workers have worked together to co-design a prototype for an intervention that aimed to foster positive engagement between young people and businesses in Burnley in the North West of England. The paper outlines a number of insights that have emerged from observing and participating in the co-design process including the importance of trust in partnerships, skills and learning of the team, steps needed to sustain the project, and the challenges and opportunities of co-design. The paper concludes on how a “place-based co-design approach” may potentially contribute value to more resilient and sustainable communities.",
keywords = "co-design, social change, sustainable communities, place-based, young people, aspirations",
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