Try the distance learning route to design thinking

I wholeheartedly support James Dyson’s comments on the need to support university design students, and David Worthington’s view that ’We need more thinkers’ (News Analysis, DW 18 March).

Both might like to know that The Open University has recently launched a course in design thinking, currently being taught to 350 first-year students, making it the largest design course in the UK.

Dr Peter Lloyd, Head of the design group, The Open University, by e-mail

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