42% increase in new institutions at the Esports in Education Summit

42% increase in new institutions at the Esports in Education Summit

Adam McGowan
3 min read | 21 Feb 2023

British Esports, the UK’s national esports federation, has announced a 42% increase in unique institutions attending Esports in Education Summit.

Initially launched in 2019 as the Esports within Further Education Conference, the event has grown significantly in popularity over the previous years, with the latest edition featuring more than 250 institutions from over 20 countries around the world.  

Designed for Senior Leaders, Curriculum Managers, Lecturers, and Educational Institutions with a keen interest in esports, as well as those from amateur and professional esports organisations, British Esports’ Esports in Education Summit provides a platform to discuss the ongoing impact, developments, and opportunities available in competitive gaming and esports for schools and colleges, especially those in varied stages of esports development.

To accommodate the rapid rise in interest, the 2023 edition, hosted at Confetti Institute of Creative Technologies’ brand new £5m, 14,000 sq ft dedicated esports production complex for the second successive year, welcomed speakers and panellists from educational institutions across the UK and beyond, British-based esports organisations, leading safeguarding platforms, charitable foundations, as well as teachers and students with first hand experience of esports education delivery, and competitive esports tournament play.

If you missed the Esports in Education Summit, we’ll soon be sharing all the content from the day.

British Esports would like to extend its thanks to all attendees, as well as extending special thanks to the team and students at Confetti Institute of Creative Technologies.

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