GAMES IN SCHOOLS - Deutsch-schwedischer Dialog zu pädagogischen Computerspielen in der Schule

Felleshus der Nordischen Botschaften oder online via Zoom 09 Nov 2021, 16.00 - 18.00

The Embassy of Sweden in Berlin warmly welcomes you to a German-Swedish Dialogue on Games in Schools.


For physical participation at the Nordic Embassies' Felleshus please register via Eventbrite.

In case you wish to participate online please register via Zoom.


“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 our dialogue between German and Swedish experts Tobias Hübner (Codingschule Düsseldorf) and Felix Gyllenstig Serrao (Game-baesd learning expert, Region of Göteborg) we will discuss how game-based learning can increase the students’ engagement and achievements.

Program:

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 – End of Program, networking reception for those who participate physically

Participation is free of charge! 

 

Background:
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.

This program is organised on the occasion of the Swedish Games Exhibition Yarny, Medusa and an Elephant  that is shown at the Nordic Embassies in Berlin until 19 December.

For further information please contact: karin.viklund@gov.se


Most welcome! | Herzlich willkommen!

Letzte Aktualisierung 19 Okt 2021, 14.06