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Joel Towers in Metropolis on the future of design education

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The New School is always looking to the future. Lately, this has meant thinking about the real skills our students need in the creative economy, and shaking up the educational status quo. This month, Parsons’ Executive Dean Joel Towers writes in Metropolis magazine on the thinking behind Parsons’ redesigned curriculum in particular and the future of design education, more broadly.

“From day one, Parsons students are actively considering what is compelling to them about design,” writes Towers, “and they are empowered to make decisions that shape their education.”

Read the article here.

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