Academic esports qualifications: FE & HE curriculum pathways

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Academic esports qualifications: FE & HE curriculum pathways

24 Mar 2022
Esports @ Bett
Skills
This session will explore three ground breaking academic programmes that allow students to study for esports qualifications. You will hear from teachers in three awesome Further Education Colleges who are trail blazing the delivery of the Pearson BTECs in Esports. You will also here from the person shaping the delivery of an industry leading undergraduate degree in esports production. You will understand how these academic programmes not only prepare young people for jobs in the global esports industry, but also provide them with a huge range of transferable skills and knowledge which can be applied to a range of careers in digital, STEM and creative industries.
Chairperson
Gary Tibbett, Education Manager - British Esports Association
Speakers
Kalam Neale, Curriculum Lead - Barnsley College
Shoubna Naika-Taylor, Curriculum Lead for Creative & Digital - Coventry College
James Fraser-Murison, Director of Learning & Esports Teacher - Queen Mary's College

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