Team leader resources

Welcome, Game Changer Challenge 2020 semifinal team leaders!

Here you will find everything you need for your semifinal event.


Time Activity
8am Zoom meeting opens. Check in and test technology
8:45am Open welcome packs and set up resources
9:00am Welcome live!
9:15am 1. Empathise
10:15am Break
10:30am 2. Define
11:00am 3. Ideate & Prototype
12:30 Lunch
1pm 4. Pitch development
1:45pm 5. Pitches and announcement of winners
3pm Close

Your facilitators

Brian is a lifelong learner and constant questioner. Brian began his career as a graduate Architect in Kuala Lumpur. Since then his entrepreneurial spirit and curious mind have forged a career as a strategic designer and innovator – journeying across digital, marketing and consulting. He has had the privilege of working in the UK, Europe, The US, Asia and Australia and has headed up diverse teams of strategic thinkers, experience designers and data analysts in the United Kingdom, Singapore and Australia.

Brian is a thinker who loves helping makers innovate new products and services and removing friction from and adding growth to existing ones. For twenty years he has been solving business problems, alongside design challenges, by helping teams, organisations and governments to collaborate to create change that unleashes fantastic organisational growth and human potential. By driving growth, providing vision and empowering leadership he has helped global and regional organisations including Oxfam, Microsoft, Telstra, CBA, Qantas and The Governments of Singapore and NSW, co-design and innovate products, services, campaigns and business.

Summer has been working in education for over 16 years. She’s been a teacher, education leader, policy maker, advocate and facilitator of learning for students and professionals across every system and sector in Australia. Summer is has expert knowledge in learning experience design, design thinking, middle years schooling and environmental education. She is a key figure behind some of Australia’s most forward-thinking learning and innovation strategies for education systems, non-profits and organisations. Summer has taught in schools across Australia and the USA, Master of Teaching units at the University of Sydney and delivered global projects with teams including IDEO’s Teacher Guild and AITSL. Summer has been named three times on the annual Educator Hotlist, holds a Global Paul Harris Fellowship for services to Girl’s Education and was a finalist in the Melbourne Young Entrepreneur of the Year awards.

Summer delivers professional learning for audiences across Australia and the globe including Middle Years of Schooling Association, Zoos Victoria, ISTE, Northern Territory Government, Victorian Department of Premier & Cabinet and TEDx.

Download your GCC2020 Playbook and canvases

Video - Welcome

Duration - 0:43
Welcome from the Secretary of the NSW Department of Education

Video - Introduction

Duration - 3:16

Introduction to the Game Changer Challenge 2020

Video - 1. Empathise

Duration - 6:18

1. Empathise

Video - 2. Define

Duration - 7:04

2. Define

Video - 3. Ideate

Duration - 9:04

3. Ideate

Video - 4. Prototype

Duration - 6:41

4. Prototype

Video - 5. Pitch

Duration - 1:50

5. Pitch
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