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.
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.
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.
The Information Commisioners Office (ICO) is hosting a Children’s Code Risk Workshop on Thursday November 26 from 13.30 – 15.00. On September 2, in the UK, the Age-Appropriate Design Code came into force, with a 12 month transition period. This affects all online services used by children - including videogames. According to the ICO, the... Continue Reading →
Help Build Scotland's Future as a Digital Nation.
ScotlandIS and the Scottish Government are asking Scotland's digital technology companies to help drive the country's future as a digital society.
Let's be honest, it's been a weird few weeks. As more and more businesses shift to remote working and the reality of the Covid-19 isolation becomes clearer, ever greater numbers of people are going to be spending considerable amounts of time at home. And the schools, colleges and universities are all closing too. Stress, worry... Continue Reading →
4TG, the public facing games event, which was created in Aberdeen has announced that it will be holding it's first event in Ayr in May 2020, with Dundee to follow later in the year. Held at Ayr racecourse on the 8th & 9th of May, 4TG promises that the event will: "Immerse attendees in the... Continue Reading →
Girl Geek Scotland needs your help... Diversity is an ongoing issue in the technology sector. According to recent research, women make up only 18% of the digital technology workforce. That's terrible. One of the mains reasons for this is female uptake in computing science subjects and interest in technology careers is low - even at high school.... Continue Reading →
Workshop Summary Recently Guerilla Tea teamed up with the National Deaf Children’s Society and Abertay University to run a game development workshop with a group of deaf children. There were several objectives we wished to achieve during the day. Primarily we wanted to show the group that game making can be for everyone, no matter your background or situation.... Continue Reading →
Game developers - the DCA (in partnership with Abertay) needs you. And your games. The latest of the popular Drop In And Play events takes place in Dundee on Sunday November 8th, coinciding with the closing celebrations for the Discovery Film Festival. The closing film will be Labyrinthus, a Europena film, which tells the story... Continue Reading →