Stemiverse 0032 – Shanti Korporaal and Skeeve Stevens on education in a brave new world 

 March 13, 2018

By  Peter

In this episode, Dr. Peter Dalmaris and Marcus Schappi talk with Shanti Korporaal and Skeeve Stevens.

Skeeve and Shanti are serial entrepreneurs, with multiple technology businesses and startups already in the market and many more planned. Their mission is to build businesses whose purposes is directly, or indirectly linked to personal empowerment. They exist to enable people to build a business, provide a service that they would not otherwise be able to and to stay in business during the disruptopocolypse.

Skeeve and Shanti believe that there is no time like the present to utilize all the global resources to empower dreams and independence and that the next generation of disruptors will come from the hungry developing world.

Skeeve is the dreamer, visionary, productizer and disruptor. Shanti is the doer, level-headed one that makes every happen. In their capacity as futurists and advisors to organizations and governments, they share their view of the future, what that means for education and how we can prepare our children for it (and why we, the parents and teachers are more in need for such preparation).

This is Stemiverse Podcast episode 32.

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Show Notes

Peter


Peter Dalmaris is an educator, electrical engineer, electronics hobbyist, and Maker. Creator of online video courses on DIY electronics and author of three technical books, and has recently released his book Maker Education Revolution.   As a Chief Tech Explorer since 2013 at Tech Explorations, the company he founded in Sydney, Australia, Peter’s mission is to explore technology and help educate the world.  Tech Explorations offers educational courses and Bootcamps for electronics hobbyists, STEM students and STEM teachers. A life-long learner, Peter’s core skill is in explaining difficult concepts through video and text. With over 15 years of tertiary teaching experience, Peter has developed a simple yet comprehensive style in teaching that students from all around the world appreciate.  His passion for technology and in particular for the world of DIY open source hardware has been a dominant driver that has guided his personal development and his work through Tech Explorations. Peter’s current online courses have helped over 60,000 people from around the world to be better Makers. 

Peter Dalmaris

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