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Game Academy – Play your way to the TOP!

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What you'll learn

A cutting-edge careers programme. Built for gamers.
Identifying some key next steps in your career that could support your promotion or help you apply for a better job

Finding hard-skill courses, materials and industry events, and

Be able to look critically at your skillset and in-game performance and use what you have learnt to advance your goals, self-understanding and confidence

Develop your:
•Awareness
•Goal-setting
•Creativity

This online course is taught using Microsoft Teams

What does this mean for me?

Our courses are normally taught in person. To keep people safe during the coronavirus pandemic, we're doing all our teaching online instead.

You'll need a computer or smartphone with a good internet connection.

Your tutor will send you detailed instructions before lessons start.

New to video calls? See our guide

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Our Programme:

 

1. Introduction. Use our special gaming profile tool to identify your skills and what motivates you in your gaming. Live on Monday, 22th Nov.

2. Overview of opportunities in the digital and creative industries where you can apply your game skills. Live on Thursday, 25th Nov.

3. A series of gaming quests to unleash your creativity, goal-setting, decision-making and self-awareness.

4. Career support: what jobs are out there and how can you stand out from the crowd? Live on Tuesday, 30th Nov.

5. Peer-to-peer gaming and real-life challenges.

There will be recordings available for the 3 live sessions and activities

in our Discord server that can be completed in your own time within 48 hours.

 

  • Dates: November 22nd – December 1st 2021 
  • AREAS: Soft skills, digital careers, game skills
  • To apply please contact dalal.al-jalaby@islington.gov.uk

Do you need employment support?

If you need some employment guidance, you can sign up to talk with a personal employment advisor.

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