The Digital Schoolhouse programme is a pioneering initiative that has been recognised in the Royal Society report Shut Down or Restart and the House of Lords’ Digital Skills Select Committee report for its innovative approach to improving computing education. Proven to improve the quality of teaching and learning and pupil attainment for Computing, in its first year alone the project successfully supported over 5500 pupils and 600 teachers from across London. Delivered by Ukie (UK Interactive Entertainment), the trade body for the UK video games industry and supported by Computing at School, the Mayor of London and the DfE, the programme is now expanding to regions across the UK.
Digital Schoolhouse, a pioneering programme which is led and delivered by games and interactive entertainment trade body Ukie, today announced PlayStation as its lead partner for the new academic year. This new national programme will increase the reach and support offered by DSH to an estimated 15,000 pupils and over 1,600 teachers from 19 schools across England in its first academic year. The partnership with PlayStation will ensure that Digital Schoolhouse can continue to offer its fun, creative workshops for free on a national scale.
Teachers across the UK are sending in their applications for the Digital Schoolhouse programme, a pioneering initiative that has been proven to improve the quality of teaching, learning and pupil attainment for Computing. The programme was recognised in the Royal Society report Shut Down or Restart and the House of Lords’ Digital Skills Select Committee report, and also won a TES Award for its innovative approach to improving computing education.