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We’re all going on a Summer Holiday…
When I told people that I had applied for a job that meant that I wouldn’t be getting school holidays anymore you could tell that they thought I was crazy. They were always polite about it of course, but there was always a look in their eye that questioned my sanity as I answered their inevitable “so, you’ll only be working during term time, right?” with a resounding “No!”.
Last week, we revealed the first five benefits of taking part in the DSH esports tournament. However, it doesn't stop there. Read on for part 2, exploring a further host of reasons why your school or college should sign up to partake in the esports tournament!
10 benefits of the DSH esports tournament (P1)
We know that esports opens up a world of opportunities for students. Not only do we have evidence of this in our landmark esports report, but we continually see the positive mark that engaging schools in esports has on education: from increasing school attendance and heightening interest in team sports, to maintaining friendships and improving communication skills.
NEW DSH esports video series: On the road to victory (Part 1)
We’re thrilled to release part 1 of ‘On the road to victory’, a three-part series exploring each knockout event of the DSH esports tournament from the perspective of our participating students, teachers and industry.
You must stick to your guns.
It is well known that there is a recruitment crisis in Education, the number of teachers quitting the profession after just 1 year is at a 20-year high (Morrison, 2019), but it is in Computing that there is a real crisis.
We invited industry professionals along to Ukie HQ for our esports open evening. As well as touching base with some great industry folk, we wanted to showcase the way we bridge the gap between education and industry - and show our industry friends exactly how they can get involved in supporting the tournament.