Inspire a generation - sponsor a Digital Schoolhouse
"…algorithms through dance, you’re not going to see that in a traditional computer science lesson”
Tony Gilbert, Digital Schoolhouse Lead Teacher, New College
The Digital Schoolhouse is a pioneering programme to inspire and engage pupils and teachers in the new computing curriculum. Its unique approach to embedding computing within schools through a playbased learning model, with workshops designed in partnership with the games industry, has been applauded by educators and industry professionals alike.
Ukie welcomes £5m Mayor of London Digital Skills Fund
The Mayor of London has launched a new £5m programme, which will fund access to digital skills for young people across the Capital, ensuring the future of the London's thriving technology sector. Alongside this programme was the release of the Computing Curriculum Guide, which Ukie are proud to have collaborated with the London Enterprise Panel (LEP) and the Education Foundation thinktank to produce.
Ukie Student Conference 'breaks down barriers' between education and industry
Staffordshire University opened the doors of their Epic Games Centre for the Second Annual Ukie Student Conference last week, in partnership with Epic Games, PlayStationFirst and Flix Interactive. Twenty-eight speakers from all areas of the games industry spoke to over 185 students from across the country, covering topics such as career paths, start-ups, game development, creative business thinking, PR, community management, game art and game audio, among many others.
Games in Scotland: your views to Parliament
We have submitted evidence to an inquiry by the Scottish Affairs Committee in the UK Parliament. The Committee are examining the Creative Industries in Scotland, and asked for views on what more should be done to strengthen the sector.