Spiros Soulis

​​Learning Designer, Project Manager & Facilitator


For any form of learning to occur, change is mandatory! Change is an outgrowth of learning, which ultimately makes it a transformation. So how do we cultivate this change – transformation, from within? How do we build skills that we, as individuals can experience and apply to our daily existence now and tomorrow, regardless of our environments?

In a world of continuous challenges, both global and personal – we need certain skills in order to survive, thrive and ultimately grow.  These skills cannot be taught until we experience them. How can cooperation, critical thinking, communication, digital literacy, grit, creativity, and initiative, be incorporated into our work?

Spyros Soulis comes to the TEDxPatras 2022 stage to provide us with all the answers and invite us on a learning journey – a transformation – that spans classrooms, online environments and mountain ranges. A journey that has proven to him conclusively that when we plan together, we grow, succeed and ultimately change.

About the Speaker

Spiros Soulis has been involved in educational industry contexts for over 35 years, working to ensure access and worthwhile learning experiences for various cohorts of learners. At RMIT University his roles included teaching and coordinating the Youth and Community Services Programs and then moving into senior roles in learning particularly in the area of designing learning within the online space. Finally culminating in managing and driving change across the university in program development. His current work at QUT as a teacher and Unit Coordinator in the Graduate Certificate of Education (Innovative Learning Design) has brought about new approaches to using the online platform and humanizing the ​​experience for students.

As a consultant with organizations, he strives to work in collaboration with teams and individuals using empathy and learner experience (LX) approaches.  His project management abilities have seen him organize and manage the most successful expedition in Greek mountaineering history – the ascent of Mount Everest.

His qualifications include a Master in Learning Sciences and Technology from the University of Sydney, a Bachelor of Arts in Youth Affairs from RMIT, Diplomas in VET  Practice and Management, a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment and a Certificate in Youth Mental Health First Aid as an Instructor.