It’s been over 100 days since lockdown began and so far we have delivered over 21 live workshops to 577 households across the globe (and that's just our workshops alone!), but before we sign off for the Summer holidays, we have one very special workshop that you’re invited to be part of...
Did you know that over 75% of video game packaging is made of plastic? Currently, only a small amount of packaging is made from recycled materials and it can be difficult to find somewhere that will recycle the packaging once you have finished with it. In 2019, SEGA developed new, revolutionary packaging for Football Manager 2020 that was 100% recycled and 100% recyclable. Here, you'll discover more about green practices within the video games industry...
We’re here to support teachers, parents and anyone who loves computer science with our variety of ‘unplugged’ playful computing* activities that use everyday household objects, so grab the playdough and dust off that jigsaw!
*Unplugged computing is the collective noun given to activities that are designed to teach computational thinking skills, computing concepts, procedures and processes without the use of any digital technology. For example, activities may make use of resources such as playing cards, string and playdough.
We feel incredibly privileged to be supported by passionate and generous industry partners, who have enabled us to reach thousands of pupils across the UK and make our vision of bridging the gap between education and industry a reality.
We’re thrilled to finally reveal One Minute Mentor, our new careers resource which aims to inspire pupils with the breadth of roles available in the creative digital sector through punchy, digestible videos hosted on our YouTube channel.
Discover our One Minute Mentor careers resource here!
SEGA, Ubisoft and Konami open their doors for local Digital Schoolhouse students in aid of the Discover! Creative Careers week which is taking place from 18- 22November 2019 to inspire young people and encourage them to pursue a career within the creative industries sector.
On 13 September we’ll be kickstarting the new academic year with another jam-packed annual launch at Ukie HQ. We're celebrating Digital Schoolhouse powered by PlayStation landing in more locations across the UK, with our network of Schoolhouses and community of Lead Teachers continuing to expand.
You can register here.
Returning for a second year and with much anticipation, the Digital Schoolhouse National Esports Tournament 2018 has finally kicked off!
The much awaited Royal Society review on the state of computing education in schools was revealed last Friday. “After the Reboot: Computing Education in UK Schools” presents a comprehensive picture of the current delivery of computing and highlights just how far the UK is falling short of its targets.