Six Scottish Finalists in 2021 BAFTA Young Game Designers Competition

BAFTA has announced the finalists, including six from Scotland, for the 2021 BAFTA Young Game Designers (YGD) competition.

VSC Seeks Parents To Help Keep Gaming Safe

The VSC is the standards body that oversees the game and app PEGI ratings here in the UK. The organisation's job is to protect children from video games that are unsuitable for them and to assist parents and carers in making informed decisions about the games their children play. While the PEGI ratings have an... Continue Reading →

Go Beyond Games

Beyond Games is a brand new event and website from Steel Media, which explores the impact of videogames on our wider creative world. (And we have an exclusive discount code for you).

Welcome To The Emporium Of Digital Delights

The Emporium of Digital Delights is a series of online coding challenge 'sprints' from Prewired++ to help young people make something cool with code.

Case Study: Stormcloud Games & NatWest – Island Saver

Island Saver, the console & mobile game created by Stormcloud Games & NatWest is helping children worldwide to learn about money in a new way

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.

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.

Children’s Code Risk Workshop Announced

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

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.

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