Course curriculum

  • 01

    Welcome and Overview of the Journey

    • Welcome!

    • Welcome to the Take Action Journey!

    • A quick note before you start...

  • 02

    Prepare for your Learning Journey

    • The 3 Pillars: Systems, Sustainability and Design

    • Support tips

  • 03

    Agency and Your Sphere of Influence

  • 04

    Reflection and Reflexivity

    • Read: Reflecting on Reflection

    • Watch: Reflexive Thinking

    • Watch: Building Resilience

    • Activity: Developing Reflexive Thinking Switch

  • 05

    The Disruptive Design Method

    • Read: The Disruptive Design Method

    • Watch: The Disruptive Design Method

    • Read: Innovation and Positive Disruption

    • Read: The Mining Phase

    • Read: The Landscaping Phase

    • Read: The Building Phase

  • 06

    The Systems Perspective

    • Read: What is Systems Thinking

    • Watch: Adopting a Systems Perspective

    • Read: Developing a Systems Mindset

    • Activity: 3 Systems at Play Activity

    • Explore: The 3 Main Systems at Play

    • Download: Systems at Play Worksheet

  • 07

    Mindset Shifts

    • Watch: Sifting Mindsets

    • Read: Embracing a Curiosity Mindset

    • Activity: Fixed vs Growth Mindset Worksheet

  • 08

    Activating Sustainability

    • Read: Sustainability Core Concepts

    • Watch: Systems and Sustainability

    • Read and Watch: The UN Sustainable Development Goals

    • Do: Sustainable Development Goals Challenge

    • Do: Measure Your Ecological Footprint

  • 09

    Transforming Towards the Circular Economy

    • Read: The Circular Economy

    • Watch: Moving from Linear to a Circular Economy

    • Read: Key Concepts and Terms

    • Do: From Linear to Circular Economy Reflection

    • Read: Designing for the Circular Economy

    • Watch: Circular Design

  • 10

    Cognitive Dissonance & Bias

    • Read: Cognitive Science & Bias

    • Watch: Cognitive Bias

    • Read: Psychological Bias

    • Do: Busting Bias Worksheet

    • Read and Watch: Cognitive Dissonance

    • Watch: Cognitive Dissonance

    • Do: Cognitive Dissonance Worksheet

  • 11

    Creative Communication

  • 12

    Ethics and Integrity

  • 13

    Activation and Action

    • Read: The Impact of our Actions

    • Download: Barriers to Action Worksheets

    • Read: Active Citizenship

    • Do: Actioning Creative Change Worksheets

  • 14

    Design & Creative Change Making

    • Read & Watch: Design and Creative Change

    • Watch: Design and Creativity

    • Do: Creative Skillset Worksheets

    • Read: Ideation and Prototyping

    • Do: Ideation and Prototyping Activity

  • 15

    Gamification and Activated Experiences

    • Read: Gamification

    • Watch: Design Impactful Experiences

    • Watch: Gamification and Points Systems

    • Do: How to Design a Game Worksheet

    • Do: Game Mechanics Worksheet

  • 16

    Collaboration and Co-Design

    • Collaboration

    • Watch: Community Engagement

    • Read: Co-Design Process

    • Do: Co Design Process Activity

  • 17

    Climate Action

    • Read: Climate Change

    • Do: Behaviour Over Time Graph Worksheet

  • 18

    Power

    • Read: On Power

    • Watch: Sources of Power

    • Do: Powermap Worksheet