13 April 2021 - Viewable anytime
Available to view anytime: Join Karen Parker from Tahuna Normal Intermediate School and Greta Dromgool from the Science Learning Hub in a session that will introduce you to Vision 20/20.
Improving vision screening for children
17 December 2020
Vision 2020 is now on Science Learning Hub
"We believe that, by designing in a collaborative and iterative way, this takes the guesswork away. We’re developing a toolkit that is truly user-friendly, educational, visually appealing and is scientifically valid."
Project 20/20: STEAM learning in action
14 August 2020
Press coverage: Education Gazette, Tukutuku Kōrero
“This is a fantastic opportunity for the Year 7 students to be part of a real-life STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, maths) activity that sees their feedback being adapted in the subsequent iterations of the design process.”
Designing together, Vision 2020: Co-Design Project
Case Study: Health & Wellbeing
"Great ideas don't come from professors and teachers. They come from the people (and students) that we work with. And it's actually a joy when you can inspire students to be confident enough to come up with ideas like this that can morph into something bigger."
Tahuna pupils trial eyesight testing kit
16 October 2019
Press coverage: Otago Daily Times
"So far the testing has found about 8% of the school's pupils have eyesight problems and need to visit an optometrist."
Social innovation to improve vison screening for children in New Zealand
Article: Mary Butler
"In 2019, 1000 years after spectacles were invented, it is still possible for New Zealand children to go without spectacles throughout their school years without anyone noticing."