REFLECTING ON THE EMPLOYABILITY ADEQUACY OF COMPETENCIES TAUGHT IN DESIGN HIGH EDUCATION SYSTEM
Editor: Marjanović D., Štorga M., Škec S., Bojčetić N., Pavković N.
Author: Almendra, Rita Assoreira; Falcão, Gonçalo André
Section: DESIGN EDUCATION
DOI number: https://doi.org/10.21278/idc.2018.0107
This paper exposes a clear reflection about design competencies, addressing the ones academia finds necessary to be acquired by design students and the ones the market requires from designers. Besides the identification of those competencies an analysis is done considering the similarities and the differences between these two ""worlds."" Finally, the paper proposes a set of recommendations on how to work into education a set of competencies that better match the needs both students/designers and the markets.