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Delivery Partner:
Skills Development Scotland – My World of Work Live

Curriculum Links:
Maths, Numeracy and Finance, Computing, Art

Suitable Audience:
P7, S1, S2, S3

Start/End Dates:
Available 21st Nov - Jun 2023

Timetable Availability:
Can be delivered flexibly at a time which fits the school timetable on a Monday - Friday (AM or PM)

Number of Sessions:
1 (standalone)

Session Duration:
60 minutes

Repetition Frequency:
As often as required

Max Capacity:
Up to 10 classes of 30 pupils per session

Building on skills used in Games Design, pupils get to create a more complex game and learn more about jobs in digital technology. As a follow on from the previous activity, young people will have the opportunity to put some of the skills they have already learned into practice and build on these to create a more complex platform game. They will also build on their understanding of what it takes to create a video game and what the gaming industry in Scotland looks like.

DYW Context:
Understanding the skills needed for future jobs.

Additional Requirements:
Each learner will need a digital device (tablet, iPad, laptop or PC) and access to https://makecode.microbit.org.

Other Info:

Video Games, Games Design, Digital Skills, Programming, Maths, Science, IT Skills, Art, Design, Careers, Skills, Future Jobs

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