AASYP Reset 2021


Challenge Yourself.


Innovate Creative Solutions

AASYP Reset is a virtual innovation challenge inviting young leaders across Australia and ASEAN to collaborate and develop innovative solutions promoting inclusive economic growth through education.


AASYP Reset 2021 aims to:

  • Encourage greater knowledge-sharing and network-building
  • Foster cross-cultural and interdisciplinary collaboration 
  • Upskill and support youth in the region to develop and scale ideas that have potential to create long-term impact in their communities

During AASYP Reset, you will get to build personal and professional connections, and develop and showcase your innovation to a diverse public audience with prizes up for grabs.

Sign ups closed on the 23th October. You can now vote for your favorite idea!

2021 Challenge Question

How can the education sector innovate to promote inclusive

economic growth in the digital revolution?

Network, Upskill & Pitch

AASYP Reset consists of an online skills module, a sprint weekend and a final pitch event, taking place virtually from September until December 2021.


Teams will conduct research, apply design thinking approaches and reimagine new possibilities for the education sector to promote inclusive economic growth in Australia and the ASEAN region.


23 Oct – 6 Nov

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Networking Session

23 October - 6 November 2021
Participants who register as individuals will get to network with other participants on Zoom sessions to form their teams.

6 – 13 November

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Upskilling Modules

6 - 13 November 2021
Registered teams will have exclusive access to a three-part online skills module, curated to equip them with a foundational understanding of developing a team vision, ideation techniques and pitching tips.

13 – 14 November

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Sprint Weekend

13 - 14 November 2021
Teams will have opportunities to join short Q&A sessions with mentors and/or have access to videos where mentors share some top tips for their submission.

21 November

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Preliminary Round Closes

21 November 2021
Teams will submit a brief infographic illustrating their proposed solution, and their team details to AASYP by Sunday, 21 November 2021

2 December

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Ideas Incubator

2 December 2021
Finalists will be introduced to mentors via video call. Teams and mentors will then decide how to communicate throughout the rest of this period to refine their idea and prepare for the final pitch.

12 December

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Reset Finals

12 December 2021
The final pitch is an opportunity to showcase contemporary Australian and Southeast Asian innovation and entrepreneurship to a large public audience, and network with people from a range of disciplines.

Make a Real Impact

Your solutions will contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals.


Ensure Inclusive & Equitable Quality Education and

Promote Lifelong Learning Opportunities for All


Promote Sustained, Inclusive and Sustainable Economic Growth, Full and Productive Employment and Decent Work for All

Turn it into Reality

2021 Winner

$1000 AUD support for the winning team’s project

People's Choice Winner

$700 AUD support for the winning team’s project

Engage, Connect & Inspire


Registrations are open to all Australian and ASEAN nationals aged 18-29. We are looking for a diverse range of participants who are interested in developing their cross-cultural competencies and are passionate about promoting inclusive economic growth through educational innovations. We strongly encourage recent graduates, current students or young professionals or entrepreneurs in the early stages of your journey to get involved!

You may either register individually or as a pre-organised team.


Sign up now is closed. Get inspired by 50+ innovative solutions from our participants!


  • Creative problem solvers
  • Curious global citizens
  • Emerging community leaders

No. While we encourage you to register in teams of 2-4 people, you can also register as an individual. We will provide you with networking sessions where you can form your team with other participants.


Check “Get Involved” for details

Not at all! We welcome ideas and projects from participants of all backgrounds, including creative arts and industries, communications and marketing, business, law and international relations, health, sciences, engineering and more.

The networking sessions will run from 23 October – 6 November. We will send you an email to register for the networking sessions. You can choose the time that suits you best. 


However, we will only allow 250 registrants for each session.

Not at all! Teams will only need to submit an infographic (poster) to demonstrate their idea by Sunday, 21 November. When submitting, teams will need to complete a short form so that we have your names and contact information to follow up on any issues. Judges will select finalist teams to pitch on Sunday, 12 December.

Yes. All of the sessions will be run online through Zoom, Facebook Group, and YouTube. This will require you to use your device and microphone.

All ideas submitted during the challenge remain the intellectual property of the participants that developed them.