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Esports added to The Duke of Edinburgh Award scheme

Competitive gaming now recognised as an official activity to earn the award

By Danielle Partis

Ubisoft expands partnership with Digital Schoolhouse

Company to give over 5000 Discovery Tour codes to 52 UK schools

By Danielle Partis

An introduction to games user research

The GamesIndustry.biz Academy talks to veteran user researcher Steve Bromley about what the job entails and what you can do to become one

By Marie Dealessandri

Latest Education articles

Resources for victims of sexual harassment in the workplace

The GamesIndustry.biz Academy compiles materials to give employees tools to get mental health support, and options to seek action from an impartial body

By Marie Dealessandri

How to work with graduates and students

The Best Places To Work winners discuss ways to support the future generations of game creators

By Christopher Dring

What to do (and not to do) when networking and building your contact book

Games industry professionals give tips on how to "dive in" at networking events and make a great first impression

By Vikki Blake

Brenda Romero's tips for building your personal brand

Brenda Romero gives students advice on how to build and grow their reputation before even entering the industry

By Marie Dealessandri

Team17 acquires educational games studio StoryToys for $26.5m

It'll be the company's first foray into the educational games market

By Marie Dealessandri

How internships can drive more diversity into games

The Chinese Room's Ed Daly reflects on the company's internship programme and how other studios can lower the barriers for underrepresented groups to enter the industry

By Marie Dealessandri

USC Games launches fund to support Black and Indigenous students

Professor Jim Huntley talks about starting the Gerald A. Lawson Endowment Fund with help from Take-Two, and why it's a needed step toward equity

By Brendan Sinclair

US State Department supports virtual exchange program to unite young developers globally

Game Exchange will support aspiring developers from 'underserved populations' across the US and Middle East

By Danielle Partis

nDreams unveils initiative to diversify UK talent pipeline

The nDreams Academy will include internships, graduate placements, apprenticeships and work experience opportunities

What's wrong with the UK talent pipeline and how to improve it

Sumo's Harinder Sangha, Kieran Holland, and Jacob Habgood tell the GamesIndustry.biz Academy about ways UK companies can diversify how they access talent

By Marie Dealessandri

What next for games education and early careers post-COVID?

Speakers from the upcoming Games Education Summit 2021 discuss the key challenges that lie ahead for aspiring games professionals in the post-pandemic era

By GamesIndustry Staff

Creative Assembly to launch UK scholarships promoting diversity

Two 9,000 scholarships for Teesside University's Computer Game Design degree are available to female, Black, ethnic minority and disadvantaged students

Games Education Summit reveals 2021 speakers

Unity, FutureLearn, Sumo Digital and more for this month's conference

By Christopher Dring

Grads In Games is now a non-profit company

Aardvark Swift's UK careers initiative spun out into an independent organisation

UKIE aims to close the "digital divide" with Devices For All campaign

Major firms have already committed to donating computing equipment to families and schools in need

By Matthew Handrahan

Ubisoft unveils scholarship for Black UK students to support games career paths

Annual scholarship will provide 11,250 per year toward fees and living expenses, mentorship, and a three-month paid internship

By Rebekah Valentine

Can game studios radically transform how they hire?

Failbetter Games, Sports Interactive and TT Games discuss their approaches to improving diversity in recruitment

By Millicent Thomas

Flemish government embraces use of games in education

Game.Learn.Grow. toolbox helps teachers to integrate games like Assassin's Creed and Minecraft in their classes

Is the games industry open to working class people?

UK census data suggests it isn't -- here's what you need to know to give yourself the best chance, from people that built careers

By Jason Coles

From student to professional -- advice for the road ahead

Fundamentally Games' Emelie Edholm has some advice for students and graduates building a career in the games industry

By Emelie Edholm

EA, Microsoft and Epic Games join Raising Good Gamers' advisory board

The organisation announced its objectives to create a "more diverse, inclusive and positive online environment for youth"

By Marie Dealessandri

"Instead of recycling your machines, can you donate them instead, please?"

Digital Schoolhouse's Shahneila Saeed on how games companies can help bridge the "digital divide" to the UK's disadvantaged kids

By Matthew Handrahan

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