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Wednesday, December 9 • 12:30 - 14:00
The Many Flavors of Technology Education (and school is only one of them!)

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How do you prepare kids and adults for our world of constant and rapid technological innovation? What education, training and exposure to technology do we need to survive and thrive? There is no standard answer. In today's world, education comes in many flavours: from school curriculum to extracurricular activities, the stories we tell children, and the things we teach ourselves in our free time. During this panel, we'll hear from a selection of people who represent the different flavours to tech education and and prove there are many ways to tech if you just start.

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Deborah Carter

Managing Director, PreparationTech
Deborah Carter is PreparationTech's main interviewer and founder of NewTechKids, an academy In Amsterdam which teaches primary and high school students about technological innovation: computer science, programming, design, and critical thinking about technology. Deborah has combined... Read More →

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Miriam Tocino

CEO & Author, Zerus & Ona
Miriam Tocino is a software developer, coding teacher, and mum dedicated to making computers more approachable, friendly, and easy to understand. She is the author of Zerus & Ona, a book series to encourage young children to become curious about what technology is and how it work... Read More →
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Shaquille Veldboom

Solidworks Designer, Veldboom Prototyping
My Name is Shaquille Veldboom and I am a self-taught 3D designer who has carved out a career as an in-demand designer. I'm the most proud of becoming a swiss army knife in 3D design as I work with 3d scanning, 3d modeling ,3d Animating and 3d printing. I started developing my design... Read More →
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parves khan

Global Research & Insight Director, Pearson PLC
With over 20 years under my belt, I am an insight leader with a strong track record of transforming research functions into insight powerhouses. With a passion for bringing data to life, delivering high quality outputs, driving up team performance and engaging with stakeholders, I... Read More →

Wednesday December 9, 2020 12:30 - 14:00 CET