Esports In Education Conference Scotland

The British Esports Association, in partnership with the College Development Network (CDN), is hosting the first Esports in Education Conference Scotland this March. The conference has been designed to encompass all sectors of the Scottish education system. The conference will take place on Wednesday 24th March 2021 via Zoom. This will feature both a morning... Continue Reading →

Digital Xtra Fund Applications Open – Teach The Next Generation Of Developers

Funding applications have opened for this year’s grants programme from Digital Xtra Fund, Scotland’s charity committed to increasing the number and diversity of young people learning innovative digital skills.

Become a One Minute Mentor and Inspire the Next Generation

Part of Ukie’s push to help educate young people about careers in games, the One Minute Mentor programme is calling for anyone involved in the games industry to share a tiny chunk of wisdom about what they do and how they got there.

Nae Danger: New Game Tackles Knife Crime

Nae Danger is a new choose-your-own-adventure game aimed at schools and youth organisations across Scotland to help young people understand more about the dangers of carrying knives.

Cairngorms Recreated In Minecraft

The Cairngorms National Park is the latest piece of Scotland to be recreated in Minecraft as part of a project to help young people understand more about planning and building communities.

PlayTech Sells YoYo Games For $10M

Playtech the online gambling company which owns YoYo Games, the Dundee-based creator of Game Maker Studio, has sold the company to an unnamed buyer, for $10 million, six years after it purchased the company for $16.4 million.

Mesomorphic & UHI Developing ‘Algorismus’ Maths Game

The University of the Highlands and Islands is collaborating with Mesomorphic, a Shetland-based software company, to develop Algorismus, a game to boosts young people’s maths skills. Students and staff from Moray College (home of the Moray Game Jam - the UK's most northerly jam...) will work with Mesomorphic to create Algorismus, which will help students... Continue Reading →

Entries Open For BAFTA Young Game Designers 2021

Entries have now opened for the 11th BAFTA Young Game Designers (YGD) competition. Inspiring the UK’s future game makers, and celebrating new gaming talent, the competition, gives young people (from ages 10-18) the chance to design or make their own game.

Games Jobs LIVE: The Next Generation

Games Jobs LIVE The Next Generation is a live online event for young people to let them know more about how to find a career in videogames.

Games & Interactive Skills Review

ScreenSkills is inviting industry professionals based across Scotland to participate in workshops to help them determine which skills and what knowledge is required to work in job roles relating interactive media and videogames.

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