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Games:EDU 08 Brighton
Tue, July 29, 2008, 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM BST
Eventbrite registrations for Games:EDU have now closed. You can still book your ticket via the Develop website
GAMES:EDU offers a unique opportunity for those who have a passion to transform the UK development community. It brings together the UK’s foremost educators from across all disciplines to connect directly with computer games developers and producers, to exchange ideas and perspectives.
GAMES:EDU is backed by Skillset, which works with both the industry and government to identify and tackle the skills and productivity needs of the audio visual industries throughout the UK.
Organized by Pixel-Lab, the event brings together the foremost educators to connect directly with computer games developers and producers, exchanging ideas, and discussing best practice and perspectives. GAMES:EDU creates a space to share best practice and understanding with the aim of assisting educators to create and drive an agenda that truly meets the needs of the development community.
staff from Skillset were on hand to share information on the
accreditation scheme and the support package available to those
university courses that have been successful in their accreditation.
The games industry sees accreditation as the best means of enhancing provision of education in this sector by identifying, signposting and supporting higher education courses throughout the UK that provide the skills, knowledge and experience needed for individuals to confidently enter the computer games industry.