Into Games are proud to announce that Buckinghamshire College Group will be joining as an Education Partner for 2021/22 academic term.
The college group’s Game Design/Development department staff will take part in a curriculum development day with games industry experts, teacher CPD events, and will be partnered with a major UK Games studio as part of our groundbreaking “Studio Live” simulated virtual work experience. They will also be provided with one specialised industry speaker per term to align with their curriculum teaching, and receive guidance on how to get the best out of Into Games’ free resources like the Video Games Ambassador’s program. Into Games Education Partnerships Lead Duncan Silvey had this to say about the announcement:
“We are hugely excited to welcome Bucks College Group as an Education Partner with Into Games. Our education partners are at the forefront of supercharging games education, enriching both staff and students alike. We want to ensure that relationships between Bucks College, industry professionals and national games studios are built and nurtured. We’re so excited to connect the brilliant educators at Bucks College working with young people on a daily basis with the studios who are welcoming new ideas and the next generation of game enthusiasts”
When asked about what our partnership means to Bucks College Group, they said:
The Games Department and Workzone Team at Bucks College Group are looking forward to working with Into Games to ensure that every student studying Games Design/Development engage with industry during their time with us. This opportunity not only benefits our students but will also ensure that our tutors are able to access Industry Professionals ensuring that the curriculum is to industry expectation.
Stay tuned for more information on our partnership with the college, as we work together to make education and the games industry a brighter and better place for everyone.
Into Games are passionate about equipping young people with the tools and experience they need for a career in the games industry. If these values ring true to for your organization as well, reach out to our Education Partnerships Lead, Duncan so we can start our work together.