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Esports - why does it matter?

In Partnership with Pearson
27 Jun 2022
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Esports - why does it matter?

Sophie Bailey and guests look at how students are engaging through Esports, the pathways to careers and how institutions are bringing Esports into their curriculum. Produced in partnership with Pearson.

In this episode we are focused on Education and Esports, exploring: 
  • What is Esports and why does it matter? The scale of the Esports industry. 
  • How students are engaging with business, design, and communication through Esports
  • How colleges are bringing Esports into their curriculum with an Esports BTEC
  • Esports, diversity, student engagement and pathways to work and careers 
  • How to communicate Esports to parents, Governance boards and students 
  • How to change thinking around investment and kit requirements towards learning outcomes and practical approaches 

Sophie is in conversation with three incredibly passionate individuals: Tom Dore, Education Director, British Esports, Shubbs Naika-Taylor, Curriculum Manager for Digital, Coventry College and Camilla Maurice, Curriculum Manager, MidKent College


Show notes and references

You can find links to any references from the episode in our show notes: https://theedtechpodcast.com/edtechpodcast.

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