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Skills Development Scotland – My World of Work Live

Course Type:
Type 2 - Workshops

Computing, Art

Age Group:
P7, S1, S2, S3

Start/End Dates:
Available between 6th Sep - 31st Mar 2022

Timetable Availability:
Fully Flexible – Any Day/Time

Number of Sessions:
1 (standalone)

60 Minutes


Repetition Frequency:

Max Capacity:
Up to 10 classes of 30 pupils

Get a taste of what it's like to be a game designer! Young people will learn more about how computers work, and the jobs involved in making a video game. Using Microsoft MakeCode, young people will program and create their own short video game, learning basic programming skills. With the opportunity to create their own unique game, this activity will allow young people to use their own creativity and build on their programming skills & getting an understanding of why these are important in the world of work.

This session is ‘fully flexible’ in its delivery, meaning we can deliver on any weekday at a time that is convenient for your learners.

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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