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Trainings andeducation@ hackerspaces Kalin Chernev, init Lab, Sofia
Agenda● Introduction● Trainings● Online education● Education at hackerspaces● My call ;)
Living in an information ageDo you agree?Do we need to keep with the information age?How can we keep up?
Trainings (and education)Training is the acquisition of knowledge, skills, andcompetencies as a result of the teaching of vocational orpractical skills and knowledge that relate to specific usefulcompetencies.Education in its general sense is a form of learning inwhich knowledge, skills, and habits of a group of people aretransferred from one generation to the next throughteaching, training, research,
But, why? Because: In business: There will be a point, where you will have to get the shitty work done! (yourself) In your work: New technologies, new requirements, new frameworks, very dynamic environment As a freelancer: one-man army (at most cases)
Education and training are sexy10% of each startup pitches are about buildingor starting education platformsEducation is trending topic (in Bulgaria)
Facing the cons of OLPExercises are not always really practicalSlow communication and Q&ALack of personal touch
Education @hackerspaces● Healthy environment of smart people● Personal attitude during and after trainings● Place to meet people with similar interests● Place to gather a team and work on a project● Place to get hired if you do well
Entrepreneurship● Raising skills & capabilities in the community● Gathering teams with technical skills● Developing products● Developing personal skills
Become a trainer!● Make the product YOUR way● Contribute to the overall tech environment● Hire the best students in a course if you like● Become a well-known expert in your area● Develop your presentation skills ;)● $ if you are really good