Games in Schools | Pädagogische Computerspiele in der Schule
Ein deutsch-schwedischer Dialog
The games industry has skyrocketed over the last decades and accounts for about 8,600 jobs in Sweden and 11,000 jobs in Germany. With cross-border cooperation and investments, the games industry in Sweden and Germany is interlinked.
»Information is everywhere, and teachers struggle to keep their student's attention is real. Some blame technological advances and forbid the use of technology in the school environment. However a growing number of teachers are embracing this reality and incorporating a ›Let's join them where they are.‹« Felix Gyllenstig Serrao, »How video games help teachers teach«
In this dialogue, Tobias Hübner and Felix Gyllenstig Serrao will discuss how game-based learning can increase the students’ engagement and achievements.
16.00_Opening Remarks by Per Thöresson, Ambassador of Sweden in Germany
Key Note Speeches:
Tobias Hübner, IT-Trainer, Codingschule Düsseldorf
Felix Gyllenstig Serrao, Game-based learning expert, Project Manager on Education Teaching Materials, Region of Göteborg
Dialogue moderated by Prof. Dr. Linda Breitlauch, Trier University of Applied Sciences
18:00_Networking reception in the exhibition for those participating physically
Please note that the physical capacity is limited and the places will be filled on a first-come-first serve basis. In Felleshus the 2G rule will apply (proof of Covid-19 vaccination or a proof of recovery), wearing a mask (medical or FFP2) is mandatory.
The event will be held in English and it will be recorded and made publicly available afterwards.
This program is organised on the occasion of the Swedish games exhibition Yarny, Medusa and an Elephant shown at Felleshus until 19 December.