How Ukie use esports to help students find future careers
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In this week's episode of Level up! We hear from Laura and Shahneila from Ukie, the trade association for the UK's games and interactive entertainment industry, about their incredible Digital Schoolhouse program.

Digital Schoolhouse together with Nintendo UK, uses play-based learning to engage the next generation of pupils and teachers with the Computing curriculum. Digital Schoolhouse is delivered by the UK games industry trade body Ukie and is backed by the creative digital industries and government. Sponsors include PlayStation®, SEGA, Ubisoft and Outright Games.

Together with Nintendo Switch, the Digital Schoolhouse Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Team Battle, their very own esports competition, reached over 10,000 pupils and 1000 teams in schools & colleges across the UK in the last academic year.

Laura and Shahneila told Nathan about the benefits this program brings for both students and teachers, helping to prepare students for careers in esports.

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