Building capabilities

Design for Life Building capabilities

Change starts with supporting people to learn and lead. At the heart of our Design for Life mission is the commitment to understand and unlock the confidence, capabilities and connections of children, learners and entrepreneurs of all ages. We want to help them reach their full potential in how they shape a regenerative world.

How are we achieving this?

Design for Life Awards

Offering collaborative and inclusive learning experiences for children, learners and entrepreneurs helping them grow the capabilities and ideas needed for a regenerative world.

Playful green planet

Co-creating nature-based learning spaces and activities for 3-11-year-olds in urban areas, using creativity to build strong connections with nature and community.

Attend an event about our capabilities work

  • Regenerative learning: making the shift

    RSA Event / Video / Online

    Online via Zoom Webinar

    Can we bridge the divide from dominant educational models to a new approach, where personal, social and ecological wellbeing is at the very heart of how we teach and learn? With regenerative educators Satish Kumar, Rachel Musson and Ben Rawlence.

  • Inclusive innovation: A new model for change

    RSA Event / Video / Online

    Online via Youtube

    Join the authors of a ground-breaking new study to find out how innovation motivated by environmental and social aims can support people and planet.

  • The story behind extraordinary success

    RSA Event / Video

    RSA House and Online via YouTube

    From resilience, confidence and grit to the odds stacked firmly in your favour, what does it take to achieve extraordinary success today? Bruce Daisley explores the complex story behind success and sets out how we can all unlock our inner strength.

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Explore our other Design for Life areas of focus

  • Growing hubs

    Design for Life works across organisations, communities, industries and regions to create new ways for them to achieve regenerative impact together.

  • Developing infrastructure

    Design for Life develops and influences infrastructure at a system-wide level that people, communities and organisations need to drive regenerative change.

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