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Kyriakos Koursaris

PaRK International School

Lisbon, PortugalEnglish, Greek, Portuguese (Portugal), Czech, RussianGMT Time

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Kyriakos Koursaris 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 works as Head of Educational Technology at PaRK International School in Lisbon, Portugal, where he administers and facilitates technology-rich teaching and learning, guides collaborative curricular innovation as well as faculty and staff training/support, and ensures system service, reliability and consistency. Kyriakos also teaches the IGCSE Computer Science course in Y9-10 and has worked as a music teacher for almost a decade in grades K-7. He has been honoured to participate as a speaker in national and international forums such as the BBF EDU Day '20 LGW 2019, Code Week 2019, TEDxLarnaca 2019, the parliamentary conference "Tecnologia e Pedagogia: O que ensinar? Como ensinar?" at the Assembly of the Republic, EDU Day '18, the #MakeWhatsNext: Changing the Face of STEM regional event, BETT 2018, the Annual EUDojo17 Event held in the European Parliament in Brussels, as well as ECIS 2016. 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 a SingularityU Faculty, an MIE Expert and Fellow, and a Minecraft Global Mentor.