Ubisoft launches Codex educational initiative

Publisher's Montreal studio pledges $8 million to promote tech education in Quebec through a dozen different programs

By Brendan Sinclair

Rovio vets form Lightneer

New Finnish studio to focus on educational entertainment; first games due next year

By Brendan Sinclair

Get in the Game workshop tour calls for more speakers

Artists, animation and programming specialists needed for free career sessions

By Dan Pearson

AbleGamers launches $10,000 scholarship programme

Students with disabilities will also receive mentoring and paid internships

By Matthew Handrahan

Support Girls Make Games and its latest prize winner

Interfectorem currently 50 per cent funded, 11 days remain

By Rachel Weber

USC initiative to turn student devs into pros

Games Bridge Program wants to take projects made for class and build VC-ready companies out of them

By Brendan Sinclair

BAFTA Young Game Designers winners announced

Mojang takes home inaugural YGD Hero Award

By Rachel Weber

MENA: "Everybody leaves. We need people to come back"

The MENA region's developers have always moved abroad to find success. What will it take to build a more stable future?

By Matthew Handrahan

BBC's free Micro-Bit computer gets final specs

Adds buttons and a motion sensor, will sell the hardware once 1 million unit giveaway is completed

By Matthew Handrahan

2015 G.I.R.L. Scholarship winners announced

Grace Kim and Cherylynn Lima are latest winners of student contest

By Rachel Weber

Microsoft wants to see Minecraft in the classroom

A new online space invited educators to come together and discuss the best uses for Mojang's game

By Matthew Handrahan

Next Gen Skills Academy focuses on games with first courses

Level 3 diploma and higher apprenticeships created in collaboration with British games companies

By Matthew Handrahan

Ukie names student game jam winner

James Woodrow was also named "Mentor of the Universe"

By Rachel Weber

Wonder Workshop raises $6.9m for educational toys

Dash & Dot toys work with mobile apps to teach kids coding, earned $3.5m in revenue in first month on sale

By Matthew Handrahan

Coding has become the fourth literacy

David Miller, Director of Learning at Kuato Studios, on the growing importance of educational games and coding in the classroom

By David Miller

GameStop launches employee scholarship scheme

Retailer will award 40 scholarships of $2,500 each

By Rachel Weber

AIAS Foundation opens submissions for scholarships

"The power of the Randy Pausch and Mark Beaumont Scholarships goes beyond the $2,500 cash awards"

By Rachel Weber

UK teachers threaten to report underage gamers

"We are advised to contact the police and children's social care"

By Rachel Weber

OSVR signs up leading universities for Academia program

Some of the top research institutions will be able to experiment with design for VR experiences

By James Brightman

Secondary schools in NI to receive free copies of Minecraft

Educational version of Mojang's blockbuster going to 200 schools

By Dan Pearson

TribePlay becomes Dr. Panda

Educational developer hits 40m installs, changes name

By Rachel Weber

BBC will give 1 million coding devices to British kids

Make It Digital initiative will also herald a dramatisation of the making of Grand Theft Auto

By Matthew Handrahan

Blizzard offers college tuition in new eSports tournament

First live TV coverage of a collegiate eSports event

By Rachel Weber

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