BVC

Big Video Challenge

I was just at the launch of the exciting Big Video Challenge which is a creative educational competition for young people, designed to help them develop creative and digital media skills whilst engaging with core subjects in new ways. The challenge is all about students creating videos about Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics / (STEM). Open to all schools and youth groups in Northern Ireland. Suitable for Key Stage 2-5. Free workshops are available.  Continue reading

HEA STEM CONFERENCE

STEM_Poster

Attended the STEM Conference at Imperial College, London to co-present the poster ‘Re-imagining engineering education: Effective and practical use of game based learning in 3D immersive worlds for electronic & electrical engineering education.’  This poster was well attended and we received positive feedback on the relevance of our work and research.  The keynotes provided an invaluable opportunity to hear from enthusiastic specialised speakers including wing commander Andy Green