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 →
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 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.
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.
With Devices For All, Ukie is asking the UK games industry to donate its old laptops and computers so they can be given a new home in schools up and down the country.
“What is Game Studies?”, you might be asking. Well, luckily there’s a whole day of panels dedicated to that very question and much more at the PlayAway Festival, the first of which is chaired by our guest today, Dr Matthew Barr.
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 →
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 Logan Report is a deep dive into the whole Scottish tech ecosystem (including games), looking at how Scotland could provide greater support for tech businesses and create a more digitally literate, entrepreneurial and collaborative society.
Glasgow-based Game Doctor has secured £50,000 of Innovate UK funding to develop a mobile game, to help children prevent the spread of coronavirus as they return to school. Game Doctor will be working with Covid-19 researchers from the University of Glasgow and Queen’s University Belfast on the game, while a health psychologist from the University... Continue Reading →