President of the Commonwealth Games Federation to speak at Esports in Education Summit

Esports in Education Summit

Nottingham, UK, Tuesday 21st June, 2022 – British Esports, the not-for-profit organisation and national body set up to support grassroots esports in the UK, would like to welcome Professor Andy Miah to the speakers list for this years Esports in Education Summit, scheduled to take place on Thursday 30th June 2022, at Confetti Institute of Creative Technologies, Nottingham. 

Furthermore, the Esports in Education Summit will feature a Special Guest Video Address from Dame Louise Martin, DBE, President of the Commonwealth Games Federations.

“We are delighted that the Commonwealth Games will be formally partnering with esports for the first time this summer when we stage the inaugural Commonwealth Esports Championships in Birmingham. It is fitting that the inaugural Commonwealth Esports Championships will be in Birmingham due to huge interest in esports across the UK.” said Dame Louise Martin, DBE, President of the Commonwealth Games Federation. “The British Esports Federation was established in 2016 to promote esports in the UK, increase its level of awareness and inspire world class future talent. It has been hugely successful in this area thanks to the leadership of Chester King and his team. We believe the Commonwealth Games and esports can partner to create an inclusive, progressive and visionary future for the entire Commonwealth. Through our engagement, our future is more exciting than ever.”

For a full breakdown of the summit’s agenda and to book your FREE virtual tickets, please visit the Esports in Education Summit event page.  Physical tickets are now completely sold out.

Contact

Elliot Bond, Head of Broadcast, Education Liaison Officer | British Esports Association | [email protected]britishesports.org

Rachel Walker, Policy & Projects Officer | AoC Sport | [email protected] 

About British Esports 

British Esports is a not-for-profit organisation established in 2016 to support and promote esports in the UK. As a national body, its aims are to foster future British talent, increase the awareness of esports and provide expertise and advice. It’s focused on the grassroots level of esports and is not a governing body. The Federation helps educate the masses – including parents, teachers, media and government – around what esports is and what its benefits are. Its three goals are to promote, improve and inspire. For more information and all the latest news, visit www.britishesports.org or follow British Esports on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitch, YouTube, TikTok.

About Association of Colleges Sport (AOC)

Association of Colleges is the national voice for further education, sixth form, tertiary and specialist colleges in England. We are a not-for-profit membership organisation established in 1996 by colleges, for colleges. Our members make up almost 95% of the sector – transforming 2.2 million lives each year.  Acting as the collective voice, we represent and promote the interests of colleges, and provide our members with high-quality professional support services, including training, events, and recruitment.  For more information, visit www.aocsport.co.uk.

About Pearson

Pearson is the world’s learning company with more than 24,000 employees operating in 70 countries. It combines world-class educational content and assessment, powered by services and technology, to enable more effective teaching and personalised learning at scale. Pearson believes that wherever learning flourishes so do people.  For more information, visit www.pearson.com.

About Confetti
Confetti Institute of Creative Technologies is a dynamic and progressive learning institute offering specialist vocational education and training – from college-level courses to postgraduate degrees. Subject areas include audio and music technology and performance, games design and production, esports production, film and television, animation and VFX, and live events production. Home to over 2,000 students, Confetti is part of the award-winning Nottingham Trent University

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