Skills Miner – Stackathon
Launching 1st September 2021
Our award winning Skills Miner game based on the record-breaking popular Minecraft game, helps young people to discover engineering through gamification. Skills Miner has really come into its own during lockdown – it’s become a powerful learning tool for parents and teachers alike to use in the home and remotely.
We’ve been so impressed with how it’s been used that we’ve decided to launch our first ever Stackathon!
Too many young people lack the digital devices, broadband and space for effective remote learning. Engineering is for everybody – so through our Stackathon, in partnership with our sponsors, we’ll be donating devices and ICT teacher training to help more young people to discover their engineering talent.
Inspired? Watch our video and download our media pack to learn more how your school could get involved and how your company’s sponsorship could help to close the engineering digital divide. If you want to grow the next generation of engineering talent, Back the Stack!
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Our goal is simple: give parents and educators amazing resources to reach, teach, recognise and reward children for engaging in engineering challenges and making marvels in the world of Skills Miner. To empower them with the knowledge, skills and long-term support they need to change their lives and our world for the better.
Not only that, but through custom-designed, sector-based challenges, funded and developed in partnership with industry sponsors we’ll provide much-needed devices, internet access and teacher training for digitally disadvantaged schools and pupils. Helping to close the engineering skills gap and the digital divide at the same time.
This unique school and online educational event offers a rare chance to help redefine engineering for everyone in the new era of Industry 4.0. Opportunities include access to a community of schools, mentorships, brand awareness, data and more. Join us and show your commitment to diversity, inclusion, innovation and the next generation.
Unearth your inner engineer. Take control of the future of engineering … it’s in your hands
Colliding gaming and engineering together, Skills Miner is a newly created world, which uncovers, captures and endorses your gaming expertise against engineering skills.
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