Master class in action


We run classes to build capability in Social Design. Some classes we have run in the past have been about co-design delivered by Liz Sanders, introduction to design research, introduction to theory of change and systems thinking.

Get in touch if you would like to request a Masterclass for your organisation, you would like to teach a class with us or if you are hanging to learn more about a topic related to design and social outcomes!


Training : Trauma Informed Design Research

Design practice that helps not harms Trauma is common within society at large and is particularly prevalent amongst vulnerable populations, First Nations peoples and people with Lived Experience of mental health issues. Trauma informed practice is a strengths-based framework that supports responsiveness to the impact of trauma, enabling physical, psychological, and emotional safety for both providers …

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We were extremely privileged to have Liz Sanders hold some Masterclasses for us. Here is a video of Liz’s presentation for the Introduction to Co-design class. A 2 day advanced class was also held.


About Liz

Liz Sanders is a professor, author and the founder of MakeTools, a company that explores new spaces in the emerging design  landscapes. She is a visionary in pre-design research, having introduced many of the tools, techniques and  methods being used today to drive and/or inspire design from a human-centered perspective. Liz has practiced co-designing across all the design disciplines. Her current focus is on bringing participatory, human-centered  design thinking and co-creation practices to the challenges we face for the future. Liz speaks about and offers learning experiences in human-centered design research and innovation for clients, colleagues and students around the world.