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FOTE14 Abstract – Bethany Koby

Will Technology Save Us?

It’s not all about coding

Technology Will Save Us (TWSU) is one of the UK’s most exciting design-led, technology start-ups focused on learning. TWSU’s co-founder and CEO, Bethany Koby, will explore 21st century learning and skills and how the process of learning is as important as outcomes in equipping young people, teachers and families to be proactive citizens in todays world.

About Technology Will Save Us

We are on a mission to provide everyone new opportunities to learn and create using technology. Based in East London, we design DIY technology kits, useful resources and tools to instigate learning for the 21st century.

Our aim is to inspire a new creative generation that see technology as a tool for solving problems and making things with; equipping them with the skills – soldering, electronics, programming, design, design thinking and confidence – that are essential for today’s world.

All of our products are vehicles for education that encourage everyone to make, play, code and invent with technology. Using everyday life as inspiration, our kits tap into the hobbies and passions that we love – music, gardening, cycling and gaming. People learn more when they care about what they are making.

Making things in the real world using technology provides more immediate satisfaction, emotional and intellectual awareness and a deeper understanding of the skills learned.” Bethany Koby, Founder and CEO

 

posted by Nuwa Enobakhare on September 22, 2014

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