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Unlock the power of play with Minecraft Esports - Christchurch

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Rydges Latimer Christchurch

30 Latimer Square

Christchurch, Canterbury 8011

New Zealand

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In partnership with Microsoft Aotearoa and to support the growth of Esports the Cyclone PLD Team are running in-person regional workshops.

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Esports offers players opportunities to make connections and form communities of organised play.

In education, esports can be integrated with a games-based learning approach, promoting future ready skills and career technical education (CTE) pathways, and prepares students for careers in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics).

In this workshop teachers will learn how to…

  • Setup and implement a Minecraft esports programme within their school
  • Explain why esports belongs in education
  • Safeguarding and Online Safety for students
  • Recognise the health and wellbeing of students and using esports as a driver in this.
  • Inspire the Gamers in your classrooms to recognise that a healthier, sport driven lifestyle can lead to industry careers.

You will also receive:

  • Tips and tricks from the PLD Team Minecrafters
  • Work towards the esports Microsoft Badge
  • Take part in a Minecraft Build Challenge

Who is this Programme for?

This workshop is designed for Teachers with some experience with Minecraft: Education Edition who teach Years 6 – 9.

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Rydges Latimer Christchurch

30 Latimer Square

Christchurch, Canterbury 8011

New Zealand

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Cyclone is a New Zealand owned company helping schools, universities, government and businesses succeed with bespoke technology solutions and dedicated IT support.

Technology has transformed our lives for the better. And the future promises even more for schools, universities, businesses and government. But it can be hard to keep up and forecast what comes next.

We stay switched-on to the latest trends, to keep your tech and people future-ready. We’re the human face of technology. Kiwis helping Kiwis with a friendly smile, valuable insights and the support every customer needs, anytime.

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