Kyriakos Kouraris

Singularity Expert: eLearning & Gamebased Learning, Education

Kyriakos Koursaris is a Singularity University expert in Education, e-Learning & Game-based Learning. Kyriakos holds a Music Education & Didactics degree and a Master of Choir Conducting from Charles University in Prague.In 2008 he discovered his real passion, which is educational technology. He worked as Head of Technology at PaRK International School in Lisbon, Portugal, where he administered and facilitated technology-rich teaching and learning, guided collaborative curricular innovation as well as Singularity Expert, and staff training/support, and ensured system service, reliability and consistency.At his school, Kyriakos has successfully implemented the use of Minecraft in the curriculum through a weekly workshop called “Minepark” and has pioneered the platform's educational utilisation at a national and international level. For his contribution to connected and game-based learning, he was recognised as an MIE (Microsoft Innovative Educator) Expert and Fellow, a Minecraft Global Mentor as well as an EU Code Week Leading Teacher.In June 2020 Kyriakos started working at United Lisbon International School as eLearning Innovation and Technology Integration Specialist and has also been recognized as a Google Certified Educator.As a result of his knowledge and experience, Kyriakos is the ideal speaker to talk about how exponential technologies are reshaping the future of education, and how to equip the future generation with the mindset, attitude, and tools they need to thrive in the new world of work.