Gustavo Borba

Gustavo Borba is Director of the Institute for Innovation in Education and Dean of the Creative Industry School at Unisinos University, Porto Alegre, Brazil. He is an expert in strategic design for social innovation and works with design-driven innovation to reshape learning spaces and improve teachers’ competencies to engage students in their learning process. His research shows how spaces could improve the connection between teachers and students, and the role of curriculum and spaces to change the way we teach, considering the characteristics of the students, especially Gen Z students. He is the author of many books on Design and Education and a former TEDx Ambassador for Brazil and has given three talks at TEDx events related to Design and Education.