For Students

Details

Best suited for 12 - 17-year-old ākonga.

You may be able to join in during class time, ask your teacher first. 

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 Resources

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Game Jam resources are designed to support ākonga with story telling. 

 

Download resources here.

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Girls in Games:
School holiday digital game design for ākonga.

Wednesday, 13 October
9:30 - 2:30

Christchurch
Venue: TBC

Learn how to design and develop a digital game to tell a story about your mahi. Your game can be a story about your family or your local community. 

Students will go away with

  • An understanding of how to develop a storyline and then translate that into a game

  • How to use Gamefroot to create their story from page to device

  • Increased confidence in using technology as a tool to express their creative selves. 

 

Who is this hui for 

  • If your class is participating in the Rubber Duck Awards, then this is for you.

  • If you are totally into Gamefroot and designing your own games for family and friends, you will learn new skills while working with the creator of Gamefroot. 

  • Students who love to play games and are ready to learn how to create them. 

We welcome anyone who is supportive of girls in digital technologies to come along. We would love to see more girls feeling as though this is a pathway for them, and building their confidence to feel comfortable in this space. 

9:30-2:30 - Facilitated day to support ākonga to develop knowledge and skills to design digital games to tell local stories.

3:00 - Community welcome to see student creations

Delicious kai will be provided.

For ages 10 - 17

Wednesday, 13 October
9:30 - 2:30

Christchurch
Venue: TBC

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Designing and developing digital game design (in class online hui)

Ask your teacher if you can set up a time during class hours to jump online with Dan and learn how to get started with game design.

 

You can plug your class in and pop Dan up on the big screen, then sit back and learn about game design. 

 

These sessions are best suited for Years 5-13. However, feel free to flick us an email if you have any questions regarding the sessions on admin@impacted.co.nz

If you have questions for Dan before the session, or you have a particular feature you want to know about, ask us in the form when you register so we can be prepared. 

Facilitator: Dan Milward

There are a selection of times during the year for you to choose from. We will send you a reminder and links to the online hui 3 days before the event. 

Term Three

Friday, 17 September

  • 9:30 - 11:00  

  • 1:30 - 2:45

Term Four

Wednesday, 3 November

  • 10:00 - 11:30

  • 1:00 - 2:30

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Q&A - Game Design Next Steps (in class online hui)

Have you made your games and want some feedback to make them better?

 

These sessions are for students or teachers who have specific questions about their work, or want to show their designs to Dan to have a look through and help out with your next steps to make them better. 

You can plug your class in and pop Dan up on the big screen, then sit back learn more in-depth about game design. 

These sessions are best suited for Years 5-13. However, feel free to flick us an email if you have any questions regarding the sessions on admin@impacted.co.nz

 

If you have questions for Dan before the session, or your students have particular features they want to know about, ask us in the form when you register so we can be prepared.

Facilitators: Dan Milward and Arnika Macpahil

Term Three

Friday, 27 August

9:30 - 10:30

11:00 - 12:00

12:30 - 1:30

2:00 - 3:00

Term Four

Wednesday, 24 November

9:30 - 10:30

11:00 - 12:00

12:30 - 1:30

2:00 - 3:00

Registration Timeline

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Submissions for the 2021 awards open from  Monday, 3 May until Friday, 22 Oct. 

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2021 awards announced Friday, 29 October 2021. 

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Submissions for 2022 will open on Monday, 8 Nov 2021