The power of games to focus young minds is undeniable. What is less well established is the power of games to inspire learning across a range of subjects. But, with so many opportunities for young people to get involved in designing their own games, the time has never been better to start to integrate games into your teaching. Here, Tim Hunter, Director of Learning & New Talent at BAFTA, discusses game design.
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